Basketball, Football, and Religion

While reading (h/t: ADDeRabbi) about Orthodox Jewish Israeli Division A basketball player Naama Shafir, star point guard for the University of Toledo Rockets, whose Rabbi permits her to play – but not practice – on Shabbas, and who walks to and from the stadium to do so, postpones interviews until Mozei Shabbas, and “[plays] in […]

Damsels In Distress

SternGrad discusses slipping, losing her balance and almost falling while on a date, her date’s reaction, and her reaction to his (and to his hypothetical one, had she failed to regain her balance): I am a klutz. I have proved to be capable of tripping over my own two feet, bumping into walls, and knocking […]