Rabbi Irwin Kula explains the meaning and rituals of Yom Kippur

BY newsdesk  September 14, 2013 at 5:50 PM EST

Today, Jews across the globe observe Yom Kippur, by fasting from sundown to sundown.

From Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on PBS in 2009, Rabbi Irwin Kula of the National Center for Jewish Learning and Leadership explained how Yom Kippur and the High Holidays are about life, not death.