Maccabi GB Weekly Update • 2nd-6th November 2020


The latest news from Maccabi GB 
Leadership by Streetwise returns with in-person sessions this October
 Leadership by Streetwise returned (briefly) to in-person activities during October Half Term. After unfortunately having to postpone the Second Residential Trip of the year back in March due to Covid-19, it was finally time for the young leaders to come back together physically and complete their course requirements. 
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An evening in with Nick Bitel - Monday 30th November
Join an exclusive evening in with Nick Bitel, Chief Executive of London Marathon Events and Chair of Sport England. Don’t miss your chance to hear all about Nick’s diverse career including being a qualified solicitor, a member of the World Athletics Development Commission, former Vice-Chair of Wigan Athletic FC and many other roles. Nick will be interviewed by BBC Sports Broadcaster Rob Nothman.
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 Just For Kicks
We are delighted to bring you Just For Kicks, a project of Maccabi GB and Hadassah UK. We all know that you have your favourite team but we’re sure you have at least one rival team. So what better way to support football whilst donating to two fantastic charities – Maccabi GB and Hadassah UK.
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Mitzvah Day - Sunday 15th November
Even though the All Aboard shops are now closed under the current government guidelines, you can still contact All Aboard to arrange a collection for your unwanted sports kit and equipment for Mitzvah Day. Just e-mail collections@allaboardshops.com to arrange the collection of your items!
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Anti-Bullying Programme
Anti-Bullying week 2020 is taking place on 16th-20th November and Streetwise will soon be launching their annual Anti-Bullying campaign. As a proud member of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, the team will be delivering sessions to primary school students in-person and in virtual classrooms. The sessions explore how to deal with bullying, being an upstanding citizen and treating each other with kindness.
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The inter-charity quiz of the year - 8th December
Maccabi GB are delighted to present The inter-charity quiz of the year! The annual Maccabi GB inter-charity quiz returns this year online! We are inviting you to get a team together and join us for the quiz of the year. Which charity will be crowned this year's winners?
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Yellow Candle Project 2021
Earlier this week our Yellow Candle Committee ‘virtually’ met to start planning for the Yellow Candle Project 2021. Keep your eyes peeled for more information on the project which will be launching very soon!
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Maccabiah Games 2022
The 21st Maccabiah Games dates have been confirmed for the 10th-27th July 2022. This is your chance to represent Maccabi GB in 2022. Register below for 2022.

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Maccabi GB Open Women's Football Goalkeeper Stars on BT Sport
Maccabi GB's very own Open Women's Football Goalkeeper Emily Mackler, stars in a brand new BT Sport programme. 'Ultimate Goal' is a story about 30 women trying to get a contract with a pro Football club. Tune in next Tuesday night to follow Emily's story. Find out more here.
Community Announcements
Jami - Lockdown signposting information
 Jami has created this signposting information to support members of the Community struggling to cope more than normal during lockdown. 
Kristallnacht commemoration - Keep a Light On - Monday 9th November
The AJR will be marking the anniversary of Kristallnacht this year with a virtual service officiated by Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg live streamed at 2pm on Monday 9th November from the Belsize Square Synagogue, founded by the Jewish refugees from Central Europe.
Guest speakers will be AJR member Professor Robert Shaw, who fled Vienna on a Kindertransport, Austrian Ambassador Michael Zimmermann and Hannah Lessing, General Secretary of the Austrian National Fund. All are welcome to join – click 
here to register.  
The AJR is also launching our Keep a Light On campaign through which we are encouraging the illumination of synagogues and households on the night of 9 November, in commemoration of the wave of antisemitic violence that took place across Germany and Austria on that night in 1938.
Affiliate Announcements
An announcement from Maccabi GB Southern Football League Chairman David Wolff

The league is now suspended until December 6th and all matches during that period will be rescheduled.

In normal times we would be observing the traditional TWO MINUTES silence on Armistice Sunday so, in order to respect the fallen of the two World Wars and other conflicts perhaps we can all spare a short time for Remembrance. It is so special to us to never let an opportunity pass to honour our brethren who perished in the Holocaust.

Maccabi European Club Trophy - A project of Manchester Maccabi and Manchester Jewish Soccer League
On behalf of Manchester Maccabi and Manchester Jewish Soccer League we are delighted to invite your Maccabi football club to participate in a fantastic football tournament taking place in Manchester, July 2021. Who will be crowned winner of the Maccabi European Club Champions?

A project of Manchester Maccabi and Manchester Jewish Soccer League
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Maccabi GB in the News
Click here to read a feature in the Health Supplement in The Jewish Chronicle
Click here to see our advert in The Jewish Chronicle for Just For Kicks
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Maccabi GB Weekly Update • 2nd-6th November 2020
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