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Maccabi GB Weekly Update • 21st - 25th June 2021

The latest news from Maccabi GB
Maccabi GB Community Fun Run 2021
The Community's largest event is back! Join us on Sunday 29th August for the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run. For this year only, with the generous support of Genesis Philanthropy Group there will be 50% off all registration fees, that’s right 50% off! 
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Maccabi GB double page spread feature in the Jewish Chronicle
This month's double page spread main feature celebrates the return of the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run on Sunday 29th August. We have an article written by Langdon on how they have supported their members and taken on fundraising challenges. We also have a feature written by JVN on their Young Adult Volunteering as well as information on how you can volunteer for the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run and an article written by Kisharon on 'Taking on a challenge with Kisharon'.
Read more Here
An evening in with Nigel Wray - Tuesday 20th July 
Join us for an exclusive 'evening in' with Nigel Wray. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to hear all about Nigel's career as an entrepreneurial investor in many start-ups and owner of Saracens FC, Professional and European Rugby Club champions.
Nigel will be interviewed by BBC Sports Broadcaster Rob Nothman.
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Summer of Sport 
Maccabi GB are delighted to present Summer of Sport! Calling all sports clubs, charities, organisations and individuals. Do you have a great idea for a Sporting event this Summer? Maccabi GB wants to work with you to help you run, promote and organise your event.
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New Beginnings Programme - Wednesday 7th July 
Calling all current Year 6 students! Streetwise are now offering free Personal Safety and Personal Development sessions to help with the transition from Primary to Secondary School.
Sign up Here
Maccabiah Games 2022
Thinking of registering for the Maccabiah Games 2022? We have had over 800 athletes register already, don't miss your chance to represent Maccabi GB in the 21st Maccabiah Games in Israel!
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Affiliate and community announcements
AJEX - Sunday 27th June
Join AJEX for a unique virtual tour of the National Memorial Arboretum and a special ceremony on Sunday 27th June to celebrate the significant contribution of Jewish Servicemen and women to HM Armed Forces both past and present.
Watch Here
An announcement from Manchester Jewish Soccer League Chairman, Paul Rose
In the MJSL last Sunday, Reich Masters beat Haroldeans in the Harold Feldman Cup in what can only be described as the biggest upset in years and was totally deserved. Reich languish at the bottom of the league whilst Haroldeans are champions and had already won a cup final last week.
 
Captain Jake Hadden scored a cracker just before half time and doubled the lead with an excellent header not long after the break. Haroldeans rallied and pulled one back through Max Barnett with 5 minutes remaining then Marcus Nezri equalised 3 mins after to send the game to penalties. Amazingly Reich scored 3 out of 3 and the Merseysiders had two kicks saved by Leo Adleman and one hit the bar to make it a 3-0 win from the spot.
 
Pictured above are Reich celebrating in light blue.
An announcement from Maccabi Southern Football League Chairman, David Wolff
We are now in the final furlong of what has been a most challenging season but, thanks to the endeavours of the majority of our teams, we can complete the course. The final Sunday of fixtures are on June 27th.
 
The Premier and Second divisions will go down to the wire but I must congratulate LONDON BEARS who have secured the First Division title and to HERTSWOOD VALE who will be promoted alongside them.
 
I will make mention of the other two divisions next week when they have been decided.
 
We are still awaiting the outcome of the second semi-final, but congratulations are due to HENON UNITED SPORTS for yet another appearance in this seasons CYRILANEKSTEIN CUP FINAL. The Final will be played on WENNESDAY JUNE 30TH at the home of HENDON FC, TOWNSEND LANE, KINGSBURY, NW9 7NE. The KO time is 7.45pm.
 
This competition has had to be played midweek and I would like to thank all the participants for their co-operation in doing this.
 
On another front, thing look very promising for next season, which will start on the second Sunday of September. It looks as if we will be in excess of 30 teams. We have other exciting plans in the pipeline.
 
I want to make mention of our sanctioning association the LONDON FOOBALL ASSOCIATION. We have been members since Sunday football was recognised by the FA in 1962 and I have served on the Council continuously since 1970 in several capacities including that of VICE CHAIRMAN for eleven years and the FINANCE COMMITTEE. I still serve on disciplinary hearings which is the negative  but essential side of the work we do. My favourite committee is the CUP COMPETITIONS where I also served as Chairman and still serve on it to this day. On that note, I do love to encourage our teams to enter the various cups we promote and it’s a great way to meet up with other areas of the football world. Since 1997, I have served as a Vice President and this status now been re-designated to LIFE VICE PRESIDENT. I am very proud to have achieved this.  Sadly, no one else from Maccabi serves on the LFA and I would like this to change especially for us to have a presence on the YOUTH COUNCIL.
 
I also treasure the fact that I am a VICE-PRESIDENT of Maccabi GB. A wonderful communal and World Wide organisation.
 
Let me wish everyone a great last weekend of 2020-21 and hope there are no COVID related disruptions next year.
 Maccabi GB in the news
Click here to see the Maccabi GB double page spread feature in the Jewish Chronicle
Click here to see the sports page in the Jewish Chronicle
Click here to see an advert for the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run in the Jewish Chronicle
Click here to see an article on PE in School in the Jewish Chronicle
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Maccabi GB Weekly Update • 21st - 25th June 2021
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