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Montags mighty at schools champs

DYNAMIC family duo Jemima and Piper Montag were the sole Jewish representatives at the recent National All-Schools Athletics Championships in Adelaide.
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Five-hour thriller in final

THE Victorian Maccabi Snooker Club’s 2014 premier season came to a thrilling conclusion last Thursday night with one of the longest and most entertaining Jewish Open finals in its 24-year history.

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Smorgon named new president

BARRY Smorgon OAM has replaced Lisa Borowick as Maccabi Australia’s new president after a decision was announced at the organisation’s annual general meeting last week.

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Israeli umpire dies days after Hughes

AS sporting and wider communities the world over mourn the loss of 25-year-old rising star Phillip Hughes, Israel’s cricket community has been rocked by a similar freak accident.

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Maccabi’s weekend sweep

LAST weekend saw a momentous round of games for Maccabi Futsal in Sydney, with all nine teams winning every game they played, something that has never happened before in the club’s history.

Daniel Sherr coaching at Maccabiah 2013. Photo: Peter Haskin

Sherr ushers in new era

THE Maccabi Warriors have announced longstanding clubman Daniel Sherr as head coach of the senior men’s team next season.

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Ballsy Jews dodge to title

WHEN an advertisement on Facebook for the Sydney Skyzone Dodgeball Championships caught the eye of Ilan Lavan, he thought it might be a fun way for him and four friends to recreate one of their favourite films, Ben Stiller’s 2004 […]

Adam Kellerman in action at the 2014 Australian Open. Photo: Fiona Hamilton

Kellerman honoured for smashing season

WHEELCHAIR tennis star Adam Kellerman's finest season to date has seen him climb to a career-high world singles ranking of 12, while also resulting in a nomination for the Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability Award at the Newcombe Medal Australian Tennis Awards.

A few of the AJAX senior women's players (from left, back): Carina J Lawrence, Lexie Mand, Toni Hamilton, Amy Sekler, (front) Simonne Cohen, Chelsea Fisher, Daniella Maserow.

Women make their mark

AJAX Football Club will venture into unknown territory next season, with the club gearing up to launch its inaugural senior women’s football team.

Yudi Vorchheimer shows his ball control in the green-and-gold uniform. Photo: Peter Haskin

Young gun takes on Greece

IT was a once-in-a-lifetime sporting experience for Melbourne teenager Yudi Vorchheimer’s, whose supreme skills with the round ball took him on a month-long tour of Greece during October as part of the Australian Futsal Association’s international under-15 side.

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