Families mark Yom Kippur in Evanston

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, ends at sundown Wednesday evening.

Some families in the northern suburbs marked the holy day at a service in the Evanston Township High School cafeteria.

Yom Kippur is also known as the "Day of Atonement." Jews observe the holiday with a 25-hour period of fasting and prayer.
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