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11th Annual Pan American Maccabiah Games

admin - November 20, 2006
Opportunity for Jewish athletes interested in attending the 11th Annual Pan American Maccabiah Games on December 22, 2007 through January 3, 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Information and applications are availble at or Open male and ...more
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USJF Fall Meeting Schedule

admin - October 03, 2006
M E M O R A N D U M TO: USJF Board of Directors & Board of Examiners Delegates USJF Committee Chairpersons Yudanshakai Presidents & Rank Registration Chairpersons USJF ...more
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Fukuda Scholarship Recipients Express Their Thanks

admin - September 27, 2006
Margaret Catt and Katie Sell, the Keiko Fukuda Judo Scholarship recipients of 2006, have written to express their thanks. Please enjoy their letters below. The scholarships were awarded in April 2006, at the Banquet celebrating Fukuda Sensei’s 93rd birthday and Kodokan 9th Dan.  ...more
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Life Membership Year End Report for 2006

admin - September 05, 2006
LIFE MEMBERSHIP YEAR END REPORT 2005-2006 We had a very good year for the Life Membership Program.  We received fifty four new regular memberships. This was a 59% increase over last year.  We also received twenty three President Life memberships.  This was a 229% increase. Five of ...more
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Update: Memorial Service for Radomir Kovacevic on October 3, 2006

admin - August 18, 2006
A memorial service for Radomir Kovacevic will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2006, at 6:00 PM. It will be held at: Crenshaw Christian Center East 1 West 96th Street (Manhattan) Northwest corner of Central Park West New York CityA reception will follow at: Dwight School Gymnasium ...more
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Thank you note from Michael Eldred

admin - August 14, 2006
August 11, 2006 United States Judo Federation Mr. Jeffrey Takeda, ASOY Chairperson Mr. Neil Simon, President P. O. Box 338 Ontario, OR 97914 Dear USJF, This letter is in regards to the Athlete Scholar of the Year scholarship, which the USJF gave to me. I would like to thank you for this award. ...more
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Womens Fitness Grant Available

admin - August 10, 2006
Womens Sports Foundation - RYKA Women's Fitness Grant For the past four years, RYKÄ, a manufacturer of women's athletic footwear and apparel, and the Women's Sports Foundation have been teaming up to fund the RYKÄ Women's Fitness Grant program, and in 2006, they are doing it ...more
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Thank you note from Karen Whilden

admin - August 01, 2006
Dear Mr. Simon, Mr. Fukuda and Mrs. Shepard,I would like to thank the USJF for their support of my competition at the Pan American Judo Championship in the Argentina.  It was a wonderful opportunity for my partner, Diane Jackson, and me to compete in the PJU’s.  These kinds of ...more
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Passing of Radomir Kovacevic

admin - June 27, 2006
Radomir Kovacevic passed away on June 15 in Belgrade after a long illness. He is survived by his wife Savka and 3 children. Cards and donations for the family may be sent directly to: Savka Kovacevic 93-09 68 th Ave Forest Hills, NY 11375 more
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Hotel for Junior Nationals is Full! Overflow Information Available!

admin - June 23, 2006
The headquarters hotel for the USJF Jr. Nationals is sold out. The over flow hotel is right acroos the street from the convention center (venue) is the Fort Lauderdale Grande Hotel & Yacht Club, phone 866-380-1110. The rate for the Judo group is $95.00 per night. Please visit the ...more
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