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Israeli Activity Halted to Observe Yom Kippur

(UPI)

Almost all activity came to a halt today as Israelis began observance of Yom Kippur, the most solemn day in the Jewish year.

Israel Radio’s news programs went off the air at 1 p.m. for 31 hours. Police asked people not to drive but said if it was necessary to do so, to post a sign in the vehicle saying it was an emergency. Israeli newspapers will not publish until Thursday.


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