News Blog

Exciting News From Chile
Maccabi Canada is truly excited and motivated following a short visit to Santiago Chile, where Alex Brainis and I, along with 21 other country representatives met with the organizing committee of the 13th Pan American Maccabi Games that will take place in December of 2015. Alvaro Rosenblut, past president of EIM, executive member of Maccabi World Union and a member of the International Sports Committee for the 19th and 20th Maccabiah, with the help of a team of professionals and volunteers pr...
Maccabi Bowl II – Did the Wolverines clinch the win?
Wolverines claw their way to victory in the Maccabi Bowl II held in Montreal on Sunday, October 19. The captain came through in the clutch as Daniel Blumer’s Wolverines narrowly defeated Cory Pecker’s Dolphins to secure the Maccabi Bowl II crown. For the Wolverines, the victory was sweet redemption after narrowly missing out on the title in the inaugural Maccabi Bowl in 2013. The tournament would not have been possible without the incredible support of the Town of Hampstead and their P...
Team Maccabi Runs in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge
As the sun rose over the skyline of Toronto on the morning of October 19, more than 25, 000 athletes and participants began their preparation and warm up for the Scotiabank Toronto Marathon events. Runner’s came from over 50 different countries to participate in one of North America’s most exciting running events. For many it is a test of their athletic prowess whether they are competing on an international level or it’s a personal goal. The Scotiabank Charity Challenge enlists 150 plus...
Maccabi Young Leadership Business Forum in London UK – Save The Date
The Maccabi European FLF (Future Leaders Forum) is welcoming young adults from around the world to join their EMC Young Professional Business and Entrepreneur Seminar taking place November 6-9, 2014 in London UK. The FLF members are young leaders who want to make a difference in the Jewish community in their country, involve more young people in Maccabi, integrate Israel in its activities and meet and cooperate with other young Jewish people from all around Europe. This unique group of young ...
Strengthening the Participation of Females in Sports
As a part of its continued efforts to strengthen the participation of females in sports, Maccabi Canada continues to develop its Community Outreach with the launch of the “Maccabi Girl” program that will engage, empower, build confidence and inspire young girls to join or stay in sports.  Whether one has her sights on being an elite athlete or she just wants to be active and have fun, Maccabi Girl will provide leadership to encourage girls to live a healthy lifestyle and achieve their ful...
Announcing Maccabi Canada’s Table Tennis Program
Maccabi Canada is happy to announce the commencement of the Maccabi Canada Table Tennis programs. The programs, aimed at children and youth ages 8 and up and will take place at TOP SPIN Table Tennis Centre. Two exciting programs will be launched, a 12 week beginner program including drills, skills and physical activities.This program will take place once a week and is designed for people with no previous experience in Table Tennis.The second program is a competitive program which in ...
Sports Challenge
Are You Ready to Face The Challenge? We are looking for team captains! On Sunday September 14, teams of 10 athletes each will face each other in Maccabi Canada’s third annual Sport Challenge, where each team will consecutively play five sports: basketball, soccer, baseball, football and volleyball. Teams will be awarded 2 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and 0 for a loss.  The top two teams will then face each other in a wild obstacle course to determine the overall challenge winner....
The latest News from Maccabi World Union
A new quadrennial and new beginnings were the underlying theme of the 2014 Maccabi World Union congress and annual plenum meetings at Kfar haMaccabiah in Ramat Gan last month. Leo-Dan Bensky from Finland, who was announced by constitutional succession in Dec 2013 as President of Maccabi World Union to complete the late Guiora Esrubilsky's term in office, was elected as the President of MWU for the next quadrennial. We wish Leo much success in leading our great movement. Returning in their ...
Maccabi Riders for Zareinu Moveathon
Creating strong partnerships in the local community with other leading organizations has been on Maccabi Canada’s agenda for the past few years, as can be seen in the successful Maccabi Canada Sports Day program where Maccabi has partnered with the Jewish Day Schools, touching kids across Canada. Another meaningful relationship we formed is Maccabi’s participation in the Zareinu moveathon. Last Sunday, for the second year, the Maccabi riders joined the Zareinu ride and participated in the...
Sports Day in the Jewish Day Schools, a Huge Success
As part of Maccabi Canada’s Community Outreach program and goal to engage our youth in leading a healthier lifestyle by being more active, Maccabi Athletes and Coaches did just that by leading this year’s Sports Day program in the Jewish Day Schools. Through an interactive presentation, the Athletes and Coaches encouraged the students to participate in sports. The exciting day continues with Maccabi Alumni running sports clinics, demonstrating skills and sharing their athletic journey to...