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Girl, 11, wows in Ping-Pong after forfeiting national contest on Shabbat
Estee Ackerman, an 11-year-old nationally ranked table tennis player from West Hempstead, trained almost every day for six months in preparation for the 2012 National Table Tennis Championships in Las Vegas.
However, when Ackerman made it to the final round of the tournament on Dec. 22, she withdrew from the game because it was scheduled during the Shabbat.
While Ackerman was aware of...