Dave Blackburn and The Spirit of Maccabi Baseball
Posted on February 2, 2012 by Dan Berlin
With Canada and the U.S. set to renew their 25-year-old rivalry on the softball diamond at the upcoming 2011 Pan-Am Maccabi Games in Sao Paulo next week, a longtime adversary – and friend – of Team Canada’s will be noticeably absent from the American squad. Dave Blackburn, aka “Breeder,” a fixture on the mound for Maccabi USA over the past 25 years and the backbone of four gold medal-winning fastpitch teams, will be in the hearts and minds of Maccabi Canada Softball and the entire Mac...
Sao Paulo Prepares to Welcome Athletes
Posted on December 20, 2011 by Lester Glantz
Athletes Helping Athletes at the Sports Challenge
Posted on November 3, 2011 by Lester Glantz Photography: Howard Lipman and Yael Karol
Even though the Maccabiah Games are still two years away, the battle lines were drawn in the sand recently by eager, ageless athletes anticipating head to head battles over the right to be called champions of the 'Sports Challenge'. They weren't representing traditional Games powers such as Canada, the United States, Israel, and the like. It was more of a reflection of old time 'color war' of youthful camp days, when purple battled blue, and gold fought lime green on the courts and fields ...
Passion for Cycling and Love for Israel Merge at the Maccabiah
Posted on October 15, 2011 Author: Tali Dubrovsky. Photography: Maccabi Canada
Maccabi Supports Northland’s Intercamp
Posted on August 28, 2011 Author: Maccabi Canada.
Former Olympian and Maccabiah athlete Karen James
Posted on July 16, 2011 Author: Lester Glantz.
Canucks Go ‘Down Under’
Posted on June 20, 2011 Author: Lester Glantz.
Toronto vs. Montreal Tennis Challenge
Posted on May 27, 2011 Author: Maccabi Canada.
Mayfair West Tennis Club in Toronto played host to the first-ever Montreal-Toronto Maccabi Canada Tennis Challenge, May 27-29, 2011. The goal was to bring 12 junior tennis prospects together(6 from Montreal and 6 from Toronto) in a Davis Cup Tennis atmosphere and to get the kids excited about the possibility of representing Canada in the 2013 Maccabiah in Israel. Event organizer Norman Katz was pleased with the results. There were some great matches. He feels the players are even more inspire...