All posts tagged Shane Desiatnik

Jackettes brave in grand final defeat

AFTER an awe-inspiring run of form that surprised many other teams throughout the 2019 VAFA women’s division 4 season, the AJAX Jackettes succumbed to minor premiers Glen Eira/Old Mckinnon 3.2 (20) to 6.8 (44) in the grand final played in gale force conditions at Mentone Oval last Sunday morning.

Carp’s masterful meet at worlds

"IT has been incredible to have the opportunity to test yourself against the very best in the world," Michael Carp told The AJN from Gwangju in South Korea this week, after representing Australia in five men's 50-54 events at the 2019 FINA World Masters Swimming Championships.

Jewish triathlete trio look forward to Lausanne

THREE Jewish triathletes with contrasting ages and personal journeys will represent Australia in Olympic-distance events at the ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championships, to be held in the picturesque Swiss lakeside city of Lausanne from August 29 to September 1.

Riding a wave of support

IT'S hoped a final wave of support from Australia's Jewish community will result in an Australia–Israel Surf Education Centre opening on the Tel Aviv coastline, to enable Israeli not-for-profit Ha'Gal Sheli (My Wave) help thousands more at-risk Israeli teenagers get back on track in life through a love of surfing.

Markus proud of leaving his mark

PROFESSOR Andrew Markus said he will step down as director of Monash University's Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) at the end of this year feeling proud of the vibrancy and scope of its programs, and excited about its future.

Orah Fund’s $500k milestone

THE Orah Fund – an Australian investment fund that donates all management fees to Jewish charities in Australia and Israel – reached a major milestone last week of delivering just over $500,000 worth of grants since it was established in December 2016.

Jackettes jump towards finals glory

IN the VAFA women's division 4 pre-season at summer's end, AJAX footy club was struggling to even have enough players in their squad to field a team for the 2019 season.

Family creates footy history

FOR the first time in AJAX Football Club's history, three members of one Jewish family – spanning three generations – can say they have played senior footy for the Jackas.

Brilliance at Mount Buller

CONTRASTING conditions last Monday and Tuesday on the slopes of Mt Buller ski resort made for an intriguing 2019 chapter in the almost three-decade history of the Maccabi Snow Sports tournament and the Australian Jewish Inter-School Snow Sports Championships.

Israel up close for editors

THE editor of The Australian newspaper, John Lehmann, said he gained a deeper understanding of how Iran has emerged as Israel's biggest threat by attending a Rambam Fellowship Program journalists' mission to the Jewish State last month.