Maccabiah table tennis trial dates announced

July 3, 2012

Trial dates for Table Tennis at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel have been announced by Maccabi GB, in partnership with UJIA.

The trials will take place at Kulanu in Kenton on Sunday July 15 from 1pm. The day is open to players of all age groups including: Youth (U18), Open and Masters (40+) and for both male and female competitors. Players of all abilities are invited to take part.


Teddy gets Maccabiah opening

By Simon Griver, June 18, 2012

The Israeli government has announced that the opening ceremony of the 2013 Maccabiah Games has been switched from Ramat Gan to Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium.

A new stand, which is currently being built, will increase capacity to 31,000 for next summer’s Games as well as the final of the Euro 2013 under -21 championships.


National Scratch competition details announced

By Danny Caro, May 31, 2012

The search is on to find the best Jewish golfer in the country.

The Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies and Maccabi GB have linked up to host the National Scratch Competition which will take place over two days at The Forest of Arden Golf Resort, starting on September 2.


Bolle must go to 2013 Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2012

Over the coming months, I expect to receive a few calls from managers from the Team GB Maccabiah squad asking for recommendations and references for players from various squads. I’m always happy to help my country and I’m keen to ensure no player is ignored in the search for international glory.


Making a splash at the Maccabiah

May 10, 2012

Maccabi GB has launched a national drive to recruit new talent to what they hope will be the strongest water polo team they have ever sent to the Maccabiah Games.

With both current and ex-international players amongst the line-up, the team is considered to be one of the most exciting prospects for the 19th Maccabiah in Israel next year.


A Little boost for Team GB golfers

April 26, 2012

The management set-up for the Team GB golf squad competing at next summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel has been announced.

Led by sports chairman Steve Schindler, professional golfer Sam Little will offer support to the squad which is looking to build on the success of the 2011 European Maccabi Games in Vienna, where Team GB brought home 16 medals, including seven gold.


We have unfinished business, says Tyler

By Danny Caro, April 16, 2012

Jon Tyler is looking forward to a very strong attendance at the training and trials session at a Rugby Club in South West London.

Tyler, who is the Chair of the Team GB Rugby Squad for the Maccabiah Games in Israel 2013, believes that the squad has some unfinished business. He was also Chair of the squad in 2009 when they won silver following a narrow defeat against Australia in the final.


Junior managers named

By Danny Caro, March 30, 2012

Mark Landau and Jack Peet will spearhead the Team GB junior cricket squad as they target medals at the 19th Maccabiah Games.

Landau and Peet are both ECB qualified coaches and have plenty of experience working with this age group.

Team GB co-cricket chairman Jonathan Lederman said: “We are delighted to have found two such enthusiastic and experienced managers.


Silkman to coach Team GB 45's at 2013 Maccabiah

March 12, 2012

Barry Silkman will coach the Team GB 45-plus football squad at next summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

A member of the gold-medal winning team in 2009, the former Manchester City midfielder will work alongside the management team of Brian Donne and Daniel Collins.

Daniel Collins commented: “We are extremely happy and excited to be working with Barry once again at the Maccabiah.


Lord Kestenbaum appointed Team GB 2013 Maccabiah President

February 28, 2012

Lord Kestenbaum has been appointed President of Team Maccabi GB for next summer's Maccabiah Games.

With 17 months until the 'Jewish Olympics', Maccabi GB, in partnership with UJIA, have installed Lord Kestenbaum, who has previously served on the Boards of the JCC, of London Maccabi and of Finchley Synagogue.