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Maccabi Tel Aviv are Girls Futsal Champions

Maccabi WP recently launched a Girls Futsal League which ran for four weeks with matches held every Sunday at Herzlia High School. The Maccabi Haifa and Tel Aviv teams were joined by players from Brooklyn Sports and Development and Aspire Soccer Academy.
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Exceptional Table Tennis skills on display

On Sunday 25 October 2015 Maccabi SA hosted an Inter-Jewish Schools Table Tennis Tournament at King David Linksfield Primary School in Johannesburg. Four Jewish Schools and an invitational team took part in the event that was divided into U15 and U18 age groups.
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Orienteering added to 2017 Games schedule

Maccabi World Union has announced that Orienteering will be included in the 2017 Maccabi Games for the first time as a competitive sport. However, at least 50 orienteers from five countries, in addition to Israel, must express their interest to participate for the event to be confirmed.
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Team Maccabi SA brings home ten medals from EMG 2015

Maccabi South Africa’s inaugural involvement in EMG 2015 was a resounding success. The SA delegation of 37, which comprised three futsal teams and two swimmers, won ten medals overall including five gold, three silver and two bronze.
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Jerusalem Jet wins 947 Tandem Elite Title

Maccabi SA Cycling Convenor and Maccabiah gold medallist Issy Zimmerman lived up to his social media name ‘’Jerusalem Jet” when, together with cycling partner Andrew McLean, they defended their Tandem Elite Mens title at the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge on Sunday 15 November 2015.
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Nadel and Ingel Take Gold in Powerlifting

By ILAN HERRMANN for SA Jewish Report | 12 November 2015 - The first question Johannesburg’s Carmit Nadel had put to her as she arrived in Meknes, Morocco with her husband and fellow powerlifter, Nic Ingel, for the African Powerlifting Championship was accusatory and aggressive: “Are you from Israel?”
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Maccabi SA Supports Ride4AfricaIsrael for Second Year

The 947 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg on 15 November 2015 saw the Ride4AfricaIsrael Team take part as a registered charity for the second year in a row. Over 40 riders from all walks of life who support Israel and want to help underprivileged South Africans participated in the race.
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King David cricketers dominate Old Eds Awards

King David Linksfield cricketers won nine out of 15 Junior awards at the annual Gunn & Moore Old Edwardian Cricket Awards held on 15 October 2015 in Houghton, Johannesburg.
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Maccabi SA Sponsors KDL Sports Trophies

King David High School Linksfield held their annual Sports Awards dinner on Sunday 11 October 2015. The event honours outstanding sports performances by male and female athletes through the course of the year.
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Jewish Achievements at the Olympic Games

When I mentioned to Jonathan Birin that I would be speaking at Limmud on Jewish achievement at the Olympic Games he laughed at me. Then added sarcastically “Are you intending to speak for three minutes or do you think you can you draw it out to five?”
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