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Getting ever more Streetwise

January 14, 2013

Graduates of the Maccabi/Jewish Community Trust Streetwise leadership course trained a new batch of leaders during a weekend in Uttoxeter.

Teenagers came from London, Leicester, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow for instruction on running sport and community events. Programming was designed to explore the youngsters’ Jewish identity and relationship with Israel.

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Schools are more sporting

January 4, 2013

Maccabi’s school sports programme is benefiting from the Olympic legacy with an autumn term increase of 200 pupils in its activities, taking the total up to 2,800.

The organisation hopes to further boost participation levels in 2013 by offering more school sports tournaments, weekly sports clubs and community sports days as part of its Sport For Everyone programme.

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How youth groups are meeting the challenge of tough times

By Jennifer Lipman, August 23, 2012

The photos have been taken, the memories made. The bags are now strewn across the floor. Voices have been lost, friendships formed. There have been tears and thrills, smiles and sing-songs, even a smidgen of Jewish education. The holidays are coming to an end for another year, and with them the summer camps and tours that have become a staple of the Anglo-Jewish calendar.

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Maccabi enables disabled sportspeople

June 14, 2012

In partnership with UJIA, Maccabi GB held its second Enable event, involving people with disabilities in sporting activities.

Held at the JCoSS premises in Barnet, the morning session was for the under-18s. The afternoon programme catered for adults.

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Maccabi and UJIA Enable

June 14, 2012

In partnership with UJIA, Maccabi GB held its second Enable event, involving people with disabilities in sporting activities.

Held at the JCoSS premises in Barnet, the morning session was for the under-18s. The afternoon programme catered for adults.

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Klinger relishing new test

By James Masters, May 3, 2012

Michael Klinger says he is determined to rekindle his hopes of breaking into the Australia squad after making the move to County Championship side Worcestershire.

The former Maccabi AJAX star has made a steady start after swapping South Australia for New Road having signed a deal with Worcestershire until May 20.

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Glorious good-Wood

By Danny Caro, March 22, 2012

Oakwood joint-manager Ric Blank praised his team for holding their nerve after the Division One table-toppers moved into the final of the Peter Morrison Trophy with a 1-0 victory over treble-chasing South Manchester in Whitefield.

A second-half header from super-sub James Abrams was enough to earn Oakwood a place in the final at Wingate & Finchley on April 29.

"We knew we had a chance agains

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Glorious good-Wood

By Danny Caro, March 22, 2012

Oakwood joint-manager Ric Blank praised his team for holding their nerve after the Division One table-toppers moved into the final of the Peter Morrison Trophy with a 1-0 victory over treble-chasing South Manchester in Whitefield.

A second-half header from super-sub James Abrams was enough to earn Oakwood a place in the final at Wingate & Finchley on April 29.

"We knew we had a chance agains

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Cohen: I'm praying for Muamba

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, March 22, 2012

Tamir Cohen recalled the moment Fabrice Muamba helped him overcome the loss of his father, before paying tribute to his former teammate who suffered a cardiac arrest during the FA Cup tie against Spurs.

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Maccabi cash crisis deepens

By Jonathan Kalmus, December 16, 2011

Manchester Maccabi's financial crisis has deepened, leaving it threatened with selling part or all of its newly developed premises in order to meet £60,000 debts and cash-flow problems.

Last week, the Prestwich-based club, which sees more than 1,000 people use its facilities weekly, admitted it was in financial crisis after a drop in income of £130,000 over the past two years.

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