Sport

Katz brothers’ judo journey

JUDO’S Katz brothers, who represented Australia at the Olympic Games in Rio last year, are edging towards top 20 world rankings as they prepare for the 2017 world championships.

Boys deliver at Victorian championships

A TRIO of Jewish teens who’ve trained together for a decade achieved outstanding results at the Victorian Artistic Gymnastics Championships held on the June long weekend – rising above their own expectations.

Channeling her strength

Australian Jewish woman Rachelle Silver will be swimming solo across the English Channel to raise money for Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia.

On the road: from Caulfield to Bondi

Gidi Sweet has moved to Sydney to be an integral part of a finals-hopeful Hakoah Sydney City East Football Club in the NSW National Premier League.

Kiroi tops Jewish medal haul at nationals

EIGHT Jewish athletes competed in the final week of the Australian Gymnastics Championships, including three rhythmic gymnasts who helped earn their state of Victoria at least one medal.

Making selection history

RICHARD Basckin and Yonatan Freund have been selected to represent Australia in karate at the world championships, becoming the first Jews to achieve that feat since Danny Hakim in 1990.

Australia may pull out of lacrosse tournament in Israel

AUSTRALIA’s participation in the 2018 Men’s World Lacrosse Championships is in doubt after the decision was made to move the venue to the Israeli city of Netanya.

Leaping by example at Aussie Championships

STRONG performances by NSW representatives Deborah Greenbaum and Jaymi Aronowitz at the Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne last week are sure to inspire eight Jewish Victorians currently competing in the final days of the tournament.

Training pays off for Jewish gymnasts

AFTER months of intensive preparation, seven Jewish athletes with talent to burn will be in action at the 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships over the next week at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena.

Like grandad, like granddaughter

THE 2017 Maccabiah Games is set to be one of the most special Games in its 85-year history because there are more than 500 Australian athletes attending. It will be extra special for the Weill family, who will be supporting two family members this year.