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Super Bowl vs. Yom Kippur
David Mamet said that there are really only two true religious holidays in America - The Oscars and the Super Bowl. With that in mind, let's take a look at how the Super Bowl compares with Yom Kippur, Judaism's most holy day. NOTE: Yom Kippur = (YK): The Super Bowl = (SB)
YK - Millions of Jews attend services on this one day of the year.
YK - Proceeded by ten days of repentance, while you learn about the faults of people around you.
YK - Fasting which purifies the soul.
YK - Overpriced tickets.
YK - Key prayers repeated and repeated and repeated.
YK - Kol Nidre.
YK - Carrying of any money is forbidden.
YK - Everyone wants to find out who shall be inscribed in the Book of Life.
YK - Five services starting at 9:30 AM and ending at sunset.
YB - Dropping the Torah scroll = a 40 day fast.
YK - Wearing leather shoes is forbidden.
YK - Wail in agony because of your misdeeds.
YK - The fast is broken with a glass of wine.
YK - Follows New Year.
YK - Ends with a final blast of the shofar and a lame benediction by a Rabbi.
This article is Copyright 1992, 1995 by Noel Rappin and Ross Garmil. All Rights reserved. Do not reprint without this notice attached. Orignally printed in GRAVITY: The Humor Magazine of Brandeis University, Volume 3, Issue 1, December 1992.
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