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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.

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.

French authorities allow Israeli soccer fans to wave their flag in Strasbourg

Following protests, authorities in eastern France rescinded a ban they had issued forbidding soccer fans from Israel from flying their country’s flag in the streets of Strasbourg.

France: Don’t fly Israeli flag outside stadium

FRENCH authorities have told Israelis not to fly their country's flag in the streets of Strasbourg due to concerns about security and public order.

Jackas score vital upset win

A DETERMINED effort from a young AJAX men's footy team in an important Premier C round 12 fixture at Gary Smorgon Oval last Saturday was rewarded when they upset third-placed Old Mentonians 12.9 (81) to 9.6 (60), who had trounced them in round 4.

Fridman finds form at U21 worlds

FOR young snooker players there is no bigger stage than the IBSF U21 Snooker World Championships, and Australian representative Marc Fridman had the thrill of competing in the 2019 edition earlier this month in Qingdao, China.

Kicking goals at 2019 Kanga Cup

THREE Maccabi-Hakoah FC boys' teams from Sydney and two Maccabi Caulfield FC boys' sides from Melbourne made their mark in the 2019 National Kanga Cup, held in Canberra from July 7-12.

Gold class from Goldstat on the Gold Coast

Maccabiah Games hero Josh Goldstat capped off a year to remember with a gold medal on debut at the ITU World Championships on the Gold Coast.

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Anticipation builds for Maccabi Carnival

Preparations for Maccabi's 36th Junior Carnival are well underway, with several hundred participants, in year 6 - 9, expected to travel to Melbourne for the week-long event from January 14 to 21.