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Maccabi pulls down curtain on record breaking campaign!

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 0-2 Maccabi Petach Tikva Maccabi Tel Aviv pulled the curtain down on a most successful 2014-15 season on a bittersweet note losing to Maccabi Petach Tikva 2-0 at Bloomfield Stadium Monday night. Not only was the match the final one of the season but it also marked the finale for [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel Football Israel Show June 2, 2015

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from June 2, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa along with Raphael Gellar of the BBC joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast [Read More]

The Trouble with Trebles-Maccabi Tel Aviv State Cup Champs!

May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with Star Trek then you’ll certainly remember the fantastic episode, The Trouble with Tribbles where a furry little creature caused all kinds of trouble for Captain Kirk and his crew. These little furry fellows began to replicate as two became four and four became [Read More]

CHAMPIONS! Maccabi Tel Aviv take Israeli League Ligat Ha’Al

May 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 2-1 Kiryat Shemona Maccabi Tel Aviv has done it, yes they have finally won the Israel league championship after a long sometimes stressful and unfulfilling season of matches. Coach Pako Ayestaran had a plan and stuck to that plan for better or for worse as Maccabi wrapped up their [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel Show May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from May 12, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa along with Raphael Gellar of the BBC joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel Show May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from May 5, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa along with Raphael Gellar of the BBC joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast [Read More]

Fantasy or Reality? Maccabi Tel Aviv-Could they lose the title?

May 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv seem to have hit some kind of wall. Consistently Pako Ayestaran’s players begin matches like a house on fire, control the tempo and score. Then they suddenly shift into neutral and eat up the time on the clock until roughly the 60th minute. At that point, players are subbed [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv & the Champions League. Time is of the essence!

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-1 Beitar Jerusalem Walking down to the restrooms at halftime I was stopped by the friendly press security guard and who asked me what would happen in the 2nd half between Maccabi Tel Aviv & Beitar Jerusalem seeing that it was still scoreless. I said don’t worry come [Read More]
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