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TAPPS To Allow Religious Observance Flexibility

The organization in charge of private and parochial school athletics is allowing greater scheduling flexibility after a controversy surrounding a playoff date on the Jewish Sabbath.

10/26/2012

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Rabbi Not Discouraged By TAPPS Playoff Controversy

Although the basketball playoffs for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial schools is long over, the controversy over the rescheduling of the games to accommodate an orthodox Jewish school still remains.

04/02/2012

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Jewish School Wins Playoff Game Reset For Friday

The boys basketball team from an Orthodox Jewish school in Texas has won the semifinal game that was rescheduled so it wouldn’t conflict with the Sabbath.

03/02/2012

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Court Order Puts Texas Jewish School Back In Semis

An Orthodox Jewish school in Texas has been reinstated to its state basketball tournament after a judge ordered organizers to reschedule the team’s game so it doesn’t conflict with the Sabbath.

03/01/2012

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Jewish School Denied State Playoff Switch Again

A state association has again nixed a request by a Jewish school to move the scheduled boys basketball playoff game so it wouldn’t violate its Sabbath.

03/01/2012

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Sabbath Could End Jewish School’s Playoff Run

The Beren Academy advanced to the semifinals in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ 2A tournament with a 23-5 record and was scheduled to play Dallas Covenant at 9 p.m. on Friday.

02/28/2012