Tennis: Weintraub withdraws from Challenger event due to Yom Kippur

Israel’s Amir Weintraub pulled out of his match against Jeremy Chardy of France in the second round of the Challenger tournament in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on Wednesday as it was scheduled to be held during Yom Kippur.

It is a dilemma Israeli athletes face every year, with the vast majority choosing to honor the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Tennis-Weintraub-withdraws-from-Challenger-event-due-to-Yom-Kippur-469978

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