Sunday, October 16, 2005

Hockey captain sat out Kippur

You don't go boy!

JTA:

A professional hockey player sat out a game because of Yom Kippur.
Jeff Halpern, the captain of the Washington Capitals, sat out...
“I wish we didn´t have a game. But it’s too important to me, my family and the community that has supported me, not to participate” in the holiday, Halpern told The Washington Post. “I’m not the most religious person in the world, but this is something my family has always observed.”...
posted by Yeshiva Orthodoxy
at 5:54 PM

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