Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jews traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services.
On this Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, security is stepped up at synagogues here in New York City and around the world following a deadly attack in Germany. A heavily-armed gunman tried to shoot his.. CBS News - Published
As Jews left Yom Kippur prayers across Germany on Wednesday, they were jolted by word that an anti-Semitic gunman had attacked a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle hours before, killing two people. Reuters - Published
A gunman killed two people in a synagogue and a nearby kebab shop on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, in an attack in the German city of Halle that he livestreamed on a video-gaming.. Reuters - Published
The shooting attack at a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle on Yom Kippur has hit Germans in the heart, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday, urging a tougher fight against anti-Semitism. Reuters - Published
Reports in Germany say there has been a deadly shooting outside a synagogue on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year on the Jewish calendar. Police are telling people to stay home or find a secure.. CBS News - Published