AFL Grand Final vs Yom Kippur

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In The Orthodox Jewish Guide to Following Australian Rules Football, David reflects on the history of Orthodox Jews’ efforts to follow the local sport that is played on Saturday/Sabbath. With the finals coinciding with the High Holydays in September each year, and this year the grand final taking place on Yom Kippur itself, the intensity is raised a notch or two. [Times of Israel and J-Wire] The follow-up article One Day, Two Grand Finals compares the…

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Series on Jewish Mourning

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Since the passing of his father in December 2017, David has written several articles on the theme of Jewish mourning as he embarked on that journey. This post will be updated as new articles are added. Latest update: Aug 2018. Reading guide: these articles are best read in order, particularly if you are in mourning. They are best understood when read at the corresponding time in your own mourning period. Date Theme/Topic Link Jan 2016…

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