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Maccabiah Games changed my life!
I can confidently say that the most surreal moment of my life took place at Teddy Stadium in July of 2013. The opening ceremonies are an unbelievable celebration of sport, community, and Judaism. It’s truly indescribable. Imagine walking into a stadium of 10,000+ people cheering you and your country on. The lights, the pride, the waiving flags, and the excitement- it was out of a movie. That night was the night that I realized why I have worked so hard and have continued to compete. I was o...
Torch Lighting Receives Special Canadian Treatment
The 2017 Maccabiah Games are only three months away and similar to past Maccabiahs, Canada will be represented by more than 600 participants — which represents one of the largest delegations at the Games. The Maccabiah Games, often referred to as the “Jewish Olympics,” are organized by Maccabi World Union every four years in Israel and have not only become the largest event held in the State of Israel, but also the single largest Jewish gathering in the world. The upcoming 20th Macca...
Maccabi Canada’s National Jewish Hockey Tournament 2017
Maccabi Canada second Annual National Jewish Hockey Tournament to be held in Toronto May 19 – 21, 2017 The event will host teams from across the country and the Maccabi Masters team. The weekend will include a Shabbat dinner and social activities.  Each team is guaranteed three round robin games. The top four teams will advance into a single elimination playoff. For more information please contact the Tournament organizer Morrie Frydberg at morriefrydberg@hotmail.com or (647) 393-...
U16 Rep soccer team faces off against the Maccabi Men’s team
It was a multi generational match up with the Maccabi Toronto men's team facing off against the U16 Maccabi Rep Soccer team, who have 10 players representing Canada at the Maccabiah Games in Israel this summer. The boys had a very tough task ahead. They played amazingly well keeping focused, disciplined, and playing perfectly executed soccer in the first half. They played a very conservative but demanding defensive style with counter attacking as the sole possibility to score.  And score the...
Maccabi Canada’s Rep Soccer Team Tryouts
Maccabi Canada will be holding Rep Soccer Team tryouts for age categories U2004 – U2009 for the 2017 outdoor season. First tryout February 26, 2017. Rep Soccer Season start date: Week of April 24, 2017 to September 28,2017.* Approximately 14 league games scheduled for the weekends (no long weekend games scheduled) 2 Training practices per week – Monday, Wednesday or Thursday – days to be confirmed upon receipt of schedule.* League to be confirmed. Team selection must meet the mi...
Celebrating Success – Ottawa’s Maccabiah Athletes
Countdown to the Maccabiah Games - July 4-18, 2017 On Thursday, February 2nd, the Ottawa Athletes competing at the 20th Maccabiah Games in July, held their kick-off event at NeXT restaurant in Stittsville. As Chef Blackie mentioned, Erica Wiebe (2016 Gold Medalist in Wrestling) held a fundraiser at NeXT before going to Rio – and she won Gold. Surrounded by friends and family, every one of our Ottawa based athletes felt like a Gold medalist as CTV’s Lianne Laing introduced them one by on...
Maccabi Global Young Leadership FLF Seminar July 2017
JULY 3-10, 2017 During the 20th Maccabiah Games Highlights of a Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience! Attending the most amazing event in Israel – the Maccabiah 2017 Opening Ceremony Enjoying evening events and Tel Aviv's vibrant nightlife Listening to personal experiences from Olympic Champions Experiencing the spirituality and breathtaking views of Jerusalem Admiring some of the most cutting edge technologies of the IDF Getting to know young Maccabi leaders from all Continents...
Maccabi Sports Experience Open House
OPEN HOUSE – Overnight Sports Experience at Camp Northland WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 – 7;00PM RSVP by February 20 to info@maccabicanada.com...
Celebrate Ottawa’s Maccabiah Athletes
An evening to Celebrate Ottawa's 2017 Maccabiah athletes, Thursday, February 2, 2017 at NeXT Restaurant in Stittsville. This event will feature the renowned food of Chef Michael Blackie, Israeli wine, and MC Lianne Laing.  Invited guests include Canadian Olympic athletes, including TSN anchor and 2010 Gold medalist Tessa Bonhomme, as well as current and past Maccabiah athletes to celebrate with us. Ticket cost $118 – Advance tickets only *Event organized by the Ottawa Community...
Tomer Chencinski visits Maccabi youth training
It was an exciting week for former Maccabi Canada captain Tomer Chencinski, now professional goal keeper, as he signed with the Shamrock Rovers in the top league in Ireland. Tomer is in the midst of an unbelievable professional career which has included playing in the top league in Sweden as well as playing two seasons for Maccabi Tel Aviv at which point he played for the Canadian Men's National Team. This past Sunday was an amazing day for the Maccabi Rep Soccer players as they had a fun sc...