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When a jew avoids an important obligation on Saturday because it is the sabbath. He or she is "Pulling a Koufax".

-Making reference to the great Jewish baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax who had to miss a world series game because it was a high holy day, and put his team in jeopardy of losing.
David: I can not play golf this saturday.

Larry: Why can't you play golf on saturday?

David: Its the sabbath, the most important day of the week for us jews.

Larry: So you are Koufaxing me?

David: I have to respect the sabbath!

Larry: Koufaxer...
by CG_Koufax July 24, 2011

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When a very good or best player on a team doesn't participate in a game due to restrictions put on him by Judaism.

first heard on Season 8 Episode 3 "Palestinian Chicken" Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Examples: Yom Kippur, Shabbat, etc

Also: see "kreiting"
Josh Hamilton: Are you seriously not playing tomorrow?
Ian Kinsler: Can't, I'm koufaxing it because of the high holiday.

Tyreke Evans: Your kofuaxing it tomorrow for Shabbat?
Omri Cassri: Yep, Friday Night...cant play. Unless you convince my rabbi to let me.
Tyreke Evans: Nah, youre not that good.
by *Xpac Taunt* July 25, 2011

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