Israel comes to a halt for Yom Kippur

26.09.2012                      10.Tischrei. 5773                       Jom Kippur

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Israel comes to a halt for Yom Kippur

IDF, Israel Police, and Magen David Adom prepare for the 25-hour Yom Kippur fast; IDF imposes closure on West Bank.

Israel came to a virtual standstill at sundown Tuesday as Jews began observing the start of the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, the 25 hours of fasting and contemplation known as Yom Kippur.
Israel's security establishment and emergency services have been put on high alert Tuesday ahead of the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur….