Found December 12, 2011 on The Great Rabbino:
In the recent addition of the B'nai B'rith magazine there is a great article on Jeff Halpern, his Judaism, and decision to sit out on Yom Kippur. There is no link to the exact page, but here is the link to the online magazine. If you scroll through you can find it. hockey fans will love it.


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