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Primary holy day in Judaism, tenth day of the year

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Yom Kippur: Primary holy day in Judaism, tenth day of the year
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.

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Gunman who tried to invade synagogue allegedly planned "massacre"

The attack in the German city of Halle left two dead outside the synagogue on Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day
CBS News - Published

Halle attacker shoots and reloads gun in street

Video of a heavily armed assailant who tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day. (Oct. 10)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Yom Kippur

Two killed in shooting in eastern Germany [Video]Two killed in shooting in eastern Germany

Several shots have been fired in the eastern German city of Halle, leaving two people dead, police said. One person was killed near a synagogue on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur and a witness..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Two killed in shooting in front of German synagogue [Video]Two killed in shooting in front of German synagogue

Two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday and police said they were looking for suspects who fled the scene. Emily Wither reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

 

Germany shooting: Jewish group criticises police 'negligence'

Police were not guarding the synagogue attacked in Halle - yet it was Yom Kippur, a major festival.
BBC News - Published

2 dead in attacking targeting German synagogue

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

Two dead after shooting near synagogue in eastern Germany

A shooting left two dead in eastern Germany after a shooting near a synagogue on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year and a fasting day for Jews.
USATODAY.com - Published

Synagogue attack sparks fear among Jews in Germany

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

Gunman kills two in livestreamed attack at German synagogue

A gunman who denounced Jews opened fire outside a German synagogue on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, and killed two people as he livestreamed his attack.
Reuters - Published

Gunman livestreams shooting at synagogue in Germany, kills two

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

Germany's Maas urges fight against anti-Semitism after synagogue shooting

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

Deadly shooting reported outside synagogue in Germany

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

What is Yom Kippur? How do Jews observe it? And when does the fast start?

Yom Kippur is the day of atonement after the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah. On this day, Jews ask God for forgiveness for their sins.
USATODAY.com - Published

Impeachment inquiry, LGBTQ rights at the Supreme Court, Yom Kippur: 5 things you need to know Tuesday

Gordon Sondland will be the next witness in the impeachment inquiry, Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year and more news to know Tuesday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Calendar: Week of October 7

From the World Day of Bullying Prevention to Yom Kippur, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
CBS News - Published

Al-Qaida, terror cells affiliated to IS plan to attack Jews, Israelis in India

The agencies have alerted the states having a significant Jewish population about the possible attacks. Three Jewish holidays fall between September and October, starting with Rosh HaShanah (Jewish New..
IndiaTimes - Published

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