Photos: Yom Kippur

Girls open a gate for a woman in Jerusalem during Yom Kippur on Saturday, September 14. Yom Kippur is Judaism's day of atonement, when devout Jews ask God to forgive them for their transgressions and refrain from eating and drinking, attending intense prayer services in synagogues.

Girls open a gate for a woman in Jerusalem during Yom Kippur on Saturday, September 14. Yom Kippur is Judaism's day of atonement, when devout Jews ask God to forgive them for their transgressions and refrain from eating and drinking, attending intense prayer services in synagogues.