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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...
Volleyball Athletes Win Gold at FIVB
Maccabi Athletes, Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter, win their first FIVB GOLD medal at the FIVB Parana Open in Argentina and Canada’s first gold in 18 years. The team also made history by meeting the Israeli team and having an all Jewish match as well as two teams from Canada, for the first time, shared the podium on the world tour. Fellow Canadians Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton won bronze in the tournament. Congratulations Josh and Sam on this incredible win and your success thus far. Cli...
Sports Challenge 2014 – Who took home the win?
"To sum up the 3rd annual Maccabi Sports Challenge in one word, I would choose the word ‘perseverance’” says Ariel Zauderer, captain of “The A-Team”. “After spending hours of intense competition, sprinting around the bases in Softball, hustling back on defense to break up a scoring chance in Soccer, running into the end zone to score a touchdown in Football and breaking up a pass to score a layup in Basketball, how much more could you have left in the tank to dig out a ball from t...
Maccabi Girl Inaugural Event
On September 14th, the lack of sun and cold temperatures outside did not affect the 20 girls, between the ages of 9-15, beaming with warmth as they gathered at Camp Robin Hood to celebrate being a girl and an athlete, at the inaugural Maccabi Girl event. The Maccabi Girl program engages, empowers, builds confidence and inspires young girls to join or stay in sports. Maccabi Girl welcomes girls who have their sights on being an elite athlete or just want to be active and have fun. The program ...
ORT Montreal Ted Wise Benefit Gala
Maccabi Canada is continuing their partnership with ORT Montreal in the inaugural ORT Montreal Ted Wise Benefit Gala for Jewish Education. ORT Montreal is presenting a wonderful opportunity for Maccabi Canada where money raised through ticket sales, donations and sponsorship's under Maccabi Canada will go to support our Adopt An Athlete program. The event is on Thursday, November 27 at the Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place Des Arts. Top performances by two international sensations that will ke...