Yom Kippur is one of the most important holidays on the Jewish calendar. The day of atonement is celebrated throughout the world, but its presence is more notable in some places. Below, scenes of neighborhoods in Israel getting ready for the High Holy Day with stuffed chickens, slaughter, gold fish and more. Photos by Reuters.
In Boston, Chicago, and Philadelphia, an informal code allows residents to claim a parking space after shoveling it out. But the practice is often at odds both with the law and with the mores of changing neighborhoods.