'Fantastic response' for JRDA

By David Gold, August 4, 2011

The Jewish Racing Drivers Association (JRDA) will be officially launched on September 11 at an event hosted by Lotus Silverstone during the Le Mans Series and Intercontinental Cup.

The JRDA announced earlier this year that they were forming an organisation which they hope will find a Jewish Formula 1 champion within five years, and they have attracted attention from the US and Europe.

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Success could come at a price

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Team GB's performance at the European Maccabi Games has been described as a huge success, and rightly so.

The bar was clearly raised in several sports with the Open and Junior footballers proving a cut above the rest. It was also the Games where our futsal players put themselves on the map.


Medals galore for Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Team GB produced an astonishing record-breaking performance at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna .

The 220-strong delegation won a mammoth 71 medals of which 31 were gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze.

The three-man swimming team of Trevor Pears, Hollie Singer and Naomi Ayrton claimed 19 medals between them.

Wonder kid Zak Zilesnick swept the board in Table Tennis, winning the singles,


Roll of honour

July 14, 2011


Badminton: Junior Boys - D Garcia

Football: Open and Junior Team

Golf: Gross Individual – N Harris

Masters scratch: M Lerner

Open Net Individual: Z Talbot

Team Gross – Open

Ladies Open Scratch: LTarn

Ladies Handicap – T Capal

Open - Female team

Table tennis: Junior team

Boys doubles

Boys singles - Z Zilesnick


Ellis bowled over by kingpin Loberman

June 2, 2011

TEN PIN BOWLING Michael Loberman was the star turn at the Maccabi GB Tenpin Bowling tournament.

He exacted revenge over 2010 winner Gary Ellis over two games in the final of the scratch division at the Airport Bowl, in Harlington.


Tenpin bowlers living life in the fast lane

October 7, 2010

Europe's top Jewish bowlers were in action at the fifth annual Maccabi Tenpin Bowling Tournament last week.

Held at the Airport Bowl, Maurice Baum came away with the Freddie Loberman Memorial Trophy after triumphing in the competition's new format.

A scratch division, a handicap division and a Scratch Final saw bowling of the highest quality from the two finalists, last year's runner-up Michael Loberman and opponent Gary Ellis.


Sassienies seal Maccabi Tenpin Bowling title

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2010

Last night saw the final round of Maccabi Tenpin Bowling’s second league season at Dunstable.

The top two teams, The Sassienies and Little & Large, were neck and neck with only pinfall separating them. With Little & Large taking the first game 4-0, The Sassienies fought back to take the second game by the same margin.

Going into the last game, it was all to play for but The Sassienies, represented by sibling pair of Darren and Charlie Sassienie, held their nerve to take the final game 3-1 and win the match 11-5 to win the 2010 title.


Plax appointed GB Ten Pin Bowling chairman

April 27, 2010

Matthew Plax has been named sports chairman for Team GB Ten Pin Bowling at the 2011 European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Plax competed at the 2005 Maccabiah Games and managed the bowling teams at the 2007 European Games in Rome and at the 2009 Maccabiah.

Plax said: “We intend to take a full team of six bowlers, with a squad strong enough to win individual and team gold in Vienna. There are a number of younger bowlers who have not taken part in an international Maccabi event before, but who are certainly good enough to break through into the team.


Bigots must find another stage to vent their anger

By Danny Caro, December 10, 2009

And here are the results: Football 1, antisemitism 0. Boxing 0, antisemitism 1. That has been the outcome of two major sporting events in the UK over the past two weeks.

It’s clear from this that sport and politics do not mix. Sport has been used as a platform by organisations and countries to protest and vent their anger towards political situations, but this reached new heights on Saturday night when Dmitriy Salita experience race hate walking into the ring.


TP Bowling: Loberman destroys Maccabi field

October 19, 2009

It was truly a family affair at the 4th annual Maccabi GB Tenpin Bowling tournament, held last Sunday at GoBowling, Dunstable. Maccabiah brothers Michael and Paul Loberman won the handicap and scratch sections respectively with outstanding displays of bowling.

Twenty one bowlers, disappointingly the lowest turnout for a Maccabi tournament to date, competed in a five game handicap set with the top 16 qualifying for the scratch knockout finals.