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Mobilising Maccabi – A New Era for Maccabi South Africa

On Sunday 13 March 2016, Maccabi South Africa hosted an event to officially launch a new era for the movement.
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Maccabi SA Junior Cricket – Quest to defend gold medal begins

Maccabi SA has participated in Junior Cricket at the last 3 Maccabiot (2005, 2009 & 2013), winning the gold medal in all three tournaments and replicating the success of the senior cricket team that has dominated Maccabi cricket since the 1973 Games. Maccabi SA is fortunate in that the standard of cricket coaching in schools is excellent and allows for an easy transition for the team to the Maccabiah level of cricket.
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If you would like to share any sporting related results and success stories (including photographs), for example from any school, university, club, community, corporate, federation or social sports events, please email us on and we will share the nachas with the community.


Theodore Yach conquers his 100th Robben Island Crossing

Theodore Yach who competed at the 2005 Maccabiah in the SA Water Polo Team and as a masters swimmer at the 2007 Pan-American Maccabi Games in Argentina (winning two silver medals and a bronze) reached another major milestone in his swimming career.
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