Families mark Yom Kippur in Evanston

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

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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