Top Finishes for Maccabi at the Scotibank Charity Challenge
Posted on November 17, 2016 Author: Michele Bass. Photography: Maccabi Canada
On any given Sunday morning at 7am, one would normally find the streets of Toronto quiet and peaceful. But on October 16 the sounds of feet tapping and the hum of voices adorned the downtown corridor as 10,000 people began their 2016 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon races.
Twenty six runners, who form Team Maccabi, ran in one of the 3 events -Full Marathon, Half Marathon and the 5K - all seeking to post their personal bests (or just crossing the finish line). The weather created...
Maccabi men’s team captures 64 team TSSL CUP
Posted on November 15, 2016 Author: Jason Mausberg. Photography: Maccabi Canada
Maccabi won its second straight TSSL Cup with a 2-0 win on a cold November night. Winning a 64 team tournament like the TSSL Cup requires a tremendous amount of consistency.
With 9 former Maccabi Canada players in the line up (including Erik Waisman, Gil Vainshtein, Cuneyt Gulerce, Jason Mausberg, Dan Frankel, Yair Rabinovitch, Ilan Friedman, Zach Stemmer) the team played a solid defensive game with Zach Stemmer and Alex Razimor scoring the goals.
It was a very hard fought game for the agi...
Jewish Athlete makes history at Davis Cup
Posted on September 28, 2016 Author: Marvin Glassman, CJN . Photography: Courtesy of Vidal Keslassy Photo
Shapovalov becomes youngest Canadian to win Halifax Davis Cup....
Victory in dramatic style at the Maccabi Bowl IV
Posted on September 20, 2016 Author: Daniel Smajovits.
Maccabi Bowl history was made again as Team Jonahs took home their first championship in dramatic style, closing out a come-from-behind victory on the last play of the game. Having lost in the finals at Maccabi Bowl III, Team Jonahs trailed for the majority of the game, but the brothers Jonah and Max Eisenberg connected twice on the final drive, including for the game-winning score to guarantee the win.
Watch the winning Touchdown pass
The annual tournament, hosted at Hampstead Park, bring...
Maccabi Golf Challenge on track for the Games
Posted on September 1, 2016 Author: Dan Berlin. Photography: Rina Dubosarski & Michele Bass
For every Maccabi athlete, the goal is to win gold at next summer’s 20th Maccabiah. But the road to gold may be paved with … golf!
The Maccabi Canada Softball and Hockey teams are already in full swing when it comes to fundraising for next year’s Games. Last week, the two programs hosted the Maccabi Golf Challenge at the sparkling new Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora, Ont., to help players participating in Israel reduce their bottom line.
“The costs are extremely high [for athletes...
The Maccabiah helped me prepare for the Olympic Games
Posted on August 23, 2016 Author: Jonathan Hauerstock, CIJNews. Photography: Courtesy of FIVB
Josh Binstock, a Canadian beach volleyball player for 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, talks with CIJnews about being a Jewish athlete, the positive effect the 2013 Maccabiah Games has had on his career and the friendship with his teammate Sam Schachter, both from Richmond Hill, Ontario....
RIO Pays Tribute to 11 Israeli Victims of Olympic Massacre
Posted on August 16, 2016 Author: JTA.
Under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, Brazilian senior officials joined sports activists from Israel and elsewhere at a commemoration of the 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. Read more......
Canadian beach volleyball duo gives world’s best a scare
Posted on August 7, 2016 Author: Dave Feschuk. Photography: Courtesy of Ruben Sprich/Reuters
Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter push Brazilians to the limit in Rio opener
BINSTOCK AND SCHACHTER ARE READY FOR RIO
Posted on August 4, 2016 Author: Paul Lungen, Staff Reporter CJN. Photography: Courtesy of Josh Binstock
The clock had not yet struck midnight before Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter finally – barely – secured Canada’s last entry in the Olympic beach volleyball competition....
Dog walk in support Maccabi Canada
Posted on July 25, 2016 Author: Tova Friedman. Photography: Michele Bass
The first annual Dog Walk in support of Maccabi Canada’s athletes, was held on June 5th.
The Bowser 5k Dog Walk, at the Kay Gardner BeltLine Park, aimed to support Maccabi Canada’s Adopt an Athlete program, which financially supports qualified athletes to compete in the Maccabiah Games held every 4 years in Israel.
Former Maccabiah 2013 athlete, Sender Herschorn, came up with the idea of having the dog walk, and helped organize the event with the assistance of Shelley Austin, Donna...