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DAY OF ATONEMENT. Yom Kippur, though referred to as a holiday, is a difficult day of atonement and self-reflection rather than celebration. Ross urged those who do not practice Judaism: Be respectful and more so mindful of your Jewish friends on this day because they are not eating, not drinking, and that is harder than it sounds. (Screen capture from Mount Zion service livestream)

Ross leads religious community in prayer on Yom Kippur

Johanna Pierach, The Rubicon September 27, 2023
At Mount Zion Temple, junior Georgia Ross helped to lead a youth Yom Kippur service filled with song and self-reflection.
ESSENTIAL TO UNDERSTAND. Take time to recognize other religious beliefs and celebrate a culture of religious diversity.

Religious days off for some are days on for others

Zadie Martin, RubicOnline September 25, 2023
Sept. 25 is Yom Kippur. Take time to understand the significance of the Jewish holiday and recognize that for many, it is far from a day off.
Outside a synagogue in South Africa.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Yom Kippur?

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager October 12, 2016
Students at SPA for the first time receive school off for Yom Kippur - a Jewish holiday important to many members of the school community. Test how much you know about this important day with this quiz.
Mia Litman documents Yom Kippur at her synagogue, Temple Israel, in Minneapolis, MN

For the first time, school closes for Yom Kippur

Webster Lehmann, RubicOnline Videographer October 12, 2016
School closed on Oct. 12 for the holiest day of the year in the Jewish tradition.
St. Paul Academy and Summit School recently announced school holidays for Eid al Adha and Rosh Hashannah

Administration announces days off for Eid, Yom Kippur

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2016
St. Paul Academy and Summit School administration recently announced that classes will not be held on both Eid al Adha and Yom Kippur in the upcoming school year.
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