Table Tennis

Israeli government build new towns on Bedouin land

By Anshel Pfeffer, November 14, 2013

The Israeli government authorised on Sunday the construction of two new towns in the Negev Desert on land partly occupied by a Bedouin tribe.

The community of Hiran will be built for the national-religious community while the town of Kassif is to be marketed mainly to the strictly-Orthodox.


National pride is up for grabs

By Danny Caro, October 4, 2013

Mill Hill are preparing to defend their National Shul League title at JFS later this month.


I'm proud of what we achieved, says Katz

By Danny Caro, August 19, 2013

Team GB Table Tennis manager Dov Katz refelcts on his squad's performance at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Table tennis is the most demanding sport to win a medal at the Maccabiah. This year proved to be no different with many world-class professional table tennis players in action, from many countries including Israel, Russia, USA, France, Germany and Argentina.


We’re on the top table, says Katz

July 5, 2013

While Team GB has high hopes for Table Tennis at the 19th Maccabiah Games, the event will do well to surpass the 2009 event for Dov Katz.

The joint-manager was going for gold in Israel four years ago, but returned home with much more.
He met his wife, Perry, and they now have a 15-month-old son, James. "These Games will be an emotional one for me," said Katz.


Stokes comes out on top again

May 8, 2013

Ashley Stokes struck gold to win the Men's Singles competition at the Maccabi GB Table Tennis Championships in Willesden.


Team GB unveils Maccabiah table tennis squad

March 4, 2013

Maccabi GB have selected the GB Table Tennis Squad for this summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

The squad is made up of four teams – Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Open Men and Masters – and is spearheaded by multi-medal winner and Maccabiah stalwart Dov Katz, also co-chair of the Maccabi GB international table tennis committee.


Majestic Mill Hill triumph

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2012

Mill Hill are the national inter-Shul table tennis champions.

Last year’s consolation event winners claimed the top title in fine style against last year’s victors Norrice Lea at JFS in Kenton.

Led by Maccabiah veteran Dov Katz, a team featuring Leslie Samuels and Alan Rayne proved too strong for the
Suburb side who fielded their own Maccabiah medallist in Adam Black.


Maccabi GB National Shul table tennis preview

October 16, 2012

The 2012/13 National Shul Table Tennis League in partnership with Maccabi GB takes place on Sunday in Kingsbury.

More than 20 teams will compete in Senior and Junior events that see almost double the number of players that entered last year.


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.


Baraty steals the show at Maccabi GB Table Tennis championships

May 1, 2012

Eli Baraty won the prestigious Men's event at the 2012 Maccabi GB Table Tennis Open Championships at the Harefield Academy on Sunday.

The 29-year-old, who is currently ranked 35 in the country, won the MGB junior title twice in his youth has been trying for over a decade to prove his prowess in the Men’s open category but has been thwarted each time.