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West Hempstead, NY - 11-Year-Old Orthodox Jewish Ping-Pong Player Sacrifices Win For The Sake Of Shabbos

Jan 02, 2013 at 10:02 AM

West Hempstead, NY - Estee Ackerman, an 11-year-old sixth grader from West Hempstead, Long Island, set aside her ambition and sacrificed a chance to compete at the final event in the 2012 US National Table Tennis Championship in Las Vegas for the sake of shabbos. “I advanced in my round robin and then we looked at my schedule and saw the next match would be during Friday night, which is our...

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