Howard County Considers Opening Schools on Yom Kippur, Rosh HashanhaHoward County public schools have cancelled classes on the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur since 1979, but that could soon change.
Pope Francis' U.S. Arrival Coincides With Yom KippurPope Francis' first trip to the U.S. coincides with one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar: Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.
Md. Festival Axed Over Jewish Holy Day ConflictMontgomery County's newly minted parks director has canceled a 24-year-old festival because it coincides with the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, angering some fans of the annual event.
School Closings in Observance of Yom KippurYou may notice some of your coworkers and classmates missing today if they are active participants of the Jewish faith, and some public schools in the area may not even be open at all.