Cycling / National Championships / No entry for observant Jews

19.06.2012                      29.Siwan. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

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Cycling / National Championships / No entry for observant Jews

Meet held yearly on Shabbat; religious rider has missed seven straight.

When Ron Shimon, 28, began observing Shabbat, he was nine years old. Since then, the Jewish day of rest has become an integral part of the Haifa resident's life. Another thing he discovered in his childhood was cycling, and a newspaper article about a local cycling club ignited the youngster's interest….