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Yom Kippur underway, Las Vegas rabbi discusses meaning of holiday

Posted at 9:36 PM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-09 03:12:44-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Tuesday evening begins the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people.

Yom Kippur begins at sundown and will last through sundown on Wednesday.

Millions of people around the globe will fast for 25 hours in order to atone and repent.

Rabbi Levi Wilhelm at Southwest Chabad explains what Yom Kippur is and why it is so important for the Jewish community.

Watch the full interview below: