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What is Yom Kippur?

The holiest and most important day in the Jewish calendar
Jews believe this day is last chance to repent for any sins


What do Jews do on Yom Kippur?

They attend a service at the synagogue in the morning where shofar is blown 100 times, special prayers are said.


How do Jews celebrate Yom Kippur in Britain today?

No work is done
Jews wear white as a symbol of purity
Jews spend much of Yom Kippur in services at the synagogue
Jews deny themselves certain luxuries