Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jews traditionally observe this holy day with a day-long fast and... 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
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Related to:  Rosh Hashanah, which precedes Yom Kippur
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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