Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jews traditionally observe this... Wikipedia

  • Official name:  יוֹם כִּיפּוּר
  • Observed by:  Jews, Samaritans
  • Significance:  Atonement for personal sins, fate of each person is sealed for the upcoming year
  • Observances:  Fasting, prayer, abstaining from physical pleasures, refraining from work
  • Date:  10th day of Tishrei
  • date:  10th day of Tishrei
  • Related to:  Rosh Hashanah, which precedes Yom Kippur
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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