Jewish soccer moms and dads in a Connecticut children’s soccer league had to have their boys sit out a tournament match on Rosh Hashanah. Now their girls may miss their final event as well because it’s scheduled on Yom Kippur. The Anti-Defamation League’s regional office in New Haven is criticizing the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association, whose players include a number of Jewish children, for the scheduling conflicts.
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