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Happy Yom Kippur, Jews

Today, of course, is the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day of the year. Jews around the world are fasting today and praying that they will once again be written into the book of life. And/or they are fasting today and writing a pop culture blog about trampoline accidents and Seth MacFarlane hand-tanning. And/or they are fasting today and reading a pop culture blog about trampoline accidents and Seth MacFarlane hand-tanning. The point is, if you’re anything like me, you can feel the yogurt cup being slowly pulled over your head. And there are still many hours left to go until all our sins are wiped clean (for 12 months). So what better time to take a moment for reflection and watch a few videos that remind us what this day is all about. After the jump, a collection of moving and thoughtful Yom Kippur related videos.

GOTCHA! (I can make amends for this one next year, right? This one is clearly in the 5771 column.)