Celebrate 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, confession, and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services.

  • 2021 date: Sunset, 15 September – , nightfall, 16 September
  • 2022 date: Sunset, 4 October – , nightfall, 5 October
  • Observances: Fasting, prayer, abstaining from physical pleasures, refraining from work
  • Observed by: Jews, Samaritans
  • Significance: Atonement for personal sins, fate of each person is sealed for the upcoming year
  • Related to: Rosh Hashanah, which precedes Yom Kippur
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I pray your celebration is filled with love among family and friends.

Melinda

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