PHOTO ESSAY: Erev Yom Kippur in Meah Shearim (Kuvien Images)


As Yom Kippur approaches, rather than the lively hustle that one would expect on the days leading up to sukkos, a somber aura can be felt in the streets of Meah Shearim as people go about their final preparations in the time period leading up to the day of judgment.

These 36 exposures are an attempt to capture that feeling.