ST. LOUIS – Yom KippurĀ begins Tuesday evening at sunset.

It is regarded as the holiest day of the year in Judaism. The name of the holiday translates from Hebrew to English as the “day of atonement.” Some spend the day fasting or attending synagogue.

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Yom Kippur will end Wednesday at nightfall.