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Next Friday is the beginning of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. And for those members of Temple Emanu-El in Birmingham, Ala. that means they'll have to forgo watching two key matchups: Alabama vs. Texas A&M and Auburn vs. Mississippi State.

Should any of the temple's members divert their attention from the day's services, these are the consequences:

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When they say football is religion in Alabama, they aren't necessarily speaking metaphorically.

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