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1

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

2

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.

3

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