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We need athletes and volunteers for Maccabi Canada Sports Days 2015
The new dates for the Maccabi Canada Sports Days in the Toronto Jewish Day Schools are set. We invite you to help us run them! The Sports Day is for children in grades 6-8 and we are looking for athletes to speak about their athletic journey and for athletes, coaches and other volunteers to help run sports clinics and be a role model for future Maccabians.  The day is fun and the benefits for the children are rewarding. We invite you to help us run these days!  Scheduled School Sp...
Housefather wins Mount Royal Liberal nomination
Anthony Housefather, who was elected the riding’s Liberal candidate on Nov. 30 after defeating Jonathan Goldbloom, said he will not take a back seat to anyone when it comes to support for Israel. To read the full article click on Housefather...
TRIBUTE Jean Béliveau: a mensch to the end.
MONTREAL — Even though I have glanced at only the occasional pro hockey game since the first National Hockey League expansion in 1967, I would have been among the first to help lower the flag to half-staff when Jean Béliveau died Dec. 3. To read the full article click on TRIBUTE.  ...
Maccabi Canada loses a True Friend
Maccabi Canada mourns the passing of the legendary Jean Béliveau. Chef de Mission of the Canadian delegation to 2 Maccabiah Games in Israel, 1985 and 1997, Jean was a fan and a friend of Maccabi Canada and Israel throughout the years.  In his autobiography “My Life in Hockey” Jean wrote extensively about his experience with Maccabi and the opportunity to visit Israel. “But the most unforgettable moment at the Israeli trip for me had to be with the reason why we were there, the M...
Mike Yuval Tennis Classic A Huge Success!
The Mike Yuval Maccabi Canada Tennis Classic began 12 years ago with the vision of having a marquee fundraiser in Quebec.  The event has emerged as a mainstay on the Quebec calendar of events and the Nun’s Island Tennis club has been its home through the generosity of Mike Yuval.   “The means to participate in sports, from when I was a youth to today, is still difficult. I feel it is important to give back to the community to help those that are in need and I support Maccabi Canada as the...
Maccabi Soccer Clinics take shape at Leo Baeck South
As part of our continued effort to engage with Jewish Day Schools and offer educational and active sports programs Maccabi Canada and Leo Baeck South have taken their successful 3 year-long partnership to the next level. The school approached Maccabi Canada for elite coaches and athletes to run the first of many sports clinics at the school as part of a new initiative to provide each student the opportunity to take part in sports, be active, and have fun. The fall season kicked off with th...
Maccabi Men’s Team Wins Two Outdoor Titles
What do members of the 2013 Maccabiah Men’s Open Soccer Bronze medal winning team do in between Maccabiah games? Eleven alumni Maccabiah Soccer players, residing in Toronto, form the nucleus of the Toronto Maccabi Men’s Soccer team that competes in the 100 team Toronto Services Soccer League (TSSL). Competing in the top division of the TSSL, the team had a slow start to the 2014 season with a loss and a tie in their first two games. After the first two games the team, under the coachin...
Canada Attends the Future Leaders Forum in London
The European Maccabi Confederation welcomed young adults from around the world to participate in their 4-day Future Leaders Forum (FLF) seminar held in London, UK Nov 6-9, 2014.The seminar was attended by 90 young Jewish leaders representing 27 countries including 4 representatives from Canada, Kayla Bacher, Michael Bacher, Alexandra Izso and Adam Paulin. The event revolved around connecting Jewish youth to share ideas and engage in personal and professional development workshops. Speakers in...
Seeking Male Basketball Players Born in 1997 or later
We are seeking male basketball players born in 1997 or later to represent Canada in one or both of the upcoming Maccabi Games in Berlin, Germany (July 27 to August, 5, 2015) and in Santiago, Chile (December 27, 2015 to January 5, 2016). If you (or anyone you know) is interested in participating, please contact one of us: Vlad Kovalevsky: vlad@kovalevsky.com, 416 388 8523 Andre Serero: andre.serero@gmail.com, 416 347 2779 We are currently looking to assess the interest in participat...
Soccer Players Selected to University All-Star Team
Maccabi Canada Soccer Athletes, Killian Elkinson and Ezequiel Lubocki made the Men’s Ontario university all-star team. In addition Killian takes home the East Division Most Valuable. Congratulations to both athletes on their accomplishments!To read more click on linkhttp://www.oua.ca/sports/msoc/2014-15/releases/20141028njflyh...