6-10-16. AJAX Best and Fairest 2016. The Bentleigh Club. Mark Williams. Photo: Peter Haskin

Huge coup for AJAX and Maccabi Victoria

IT is being touted as the biggest coup in Maccabi Australia history. AFL premiership-winning coach Mark Williams has been announced as the director of coaching and development for Maccabi Victoria.

Sydney's Ashleigh Werner has been selected in Austrlalia's women's bobsled team.

Werner aims to emulate Cool Runnings

TAKE a deep breath and strap yourselves in for a thrilling ride, because Ashleigh Werner is set to become Australian Jewry's answer to Cool Runnings.

Front: 2016 Maccabi NSW Table Tennis Club Junior Championships runner-up Coby New (left) and winner Luca Calderon-Havas. Back row: David New, club coach Guy Fainbloom, Petrie Calderon and club president Danny Beran.
Photo: Shane Desiatnik

New Maccabi table tennis club in full swing

AFTER several years of hibernation, Maccabi Table Tennis Club is back in Bondi Junction and building nicely towards a new era of social and competitive play.

Former American Football player Brandon Kaufman still hopes to play AFL.

Kaufman not giving up on his AFL dream

The average career of an AFL player is six years. Gold Coast Suns International Scholarship player Brandon Kaufman’s time on an AFL list was over after 138 days.

Daniel Katz is interviewed after the best performance of his weightlifting career last month.

New champion lifts the bar

A NEW champion was crowned when Daniel Katz won the Australian National Weightlifting Championships for competitors under 77 kilograms in Brisbane late last month.


Basger selected in World Cup squad

Jarrod Basger has been selected in Australia’s 14-man squad for the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup in Columbia.

Gerbi charity

A piece of history for charity

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, who won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, is auctioning off her Olympic name patch for charity.

Israel’s Or Sasson, left, trying to shake hands with Islam El Shehaby of Egypt following their Olympic judo match in Rio de Janeiro won by Sasson.

Israel’s second medal in Rio comes again from judo

Ori Sasson of Israel won a bronze medal in the men’s judo over-100 kg competition.

Yarden Gerbi medal judo

Bronze for judo is Israel’s first Rio Olympics medal

Yarden Gerbi became the first Israeli to medal at the Rio Olympics, bringing home a bronze in the women’s 63-kg judo competition.

Israeli Lebanese Rio

Lebanese delegation refuses to ride bus with Israeli Olympians

Lebanese Olympians refused to ride on a bus with Israeli athletes to get to the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 summer games.