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Yom Kippur was first recorded in the Torah, Leviticus 23:27, as a day for atonement, fasting and prayer.

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Yom Kippur also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. ...... Crash Course in Jewish History Part 12 — The Golden Calf.

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Find out more about the history of Yom Kippur, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

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Sep 20, 2015 ... While tradition says that observance of the Day of Atonement was initiated by Moses, careful reading of the Bible indicates that the holiday was ...

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Sep 30, 2014 ... U.S. activists protest over Yom Kippur ritual chicken slaughter ... The history of Sukkot, once the most important Jewish holiday of all ...

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In addition to the abnegation alluded to above, we are also told in Leviticus that on this day the High Priest would perform sacred rites in order to achieve ...

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Yom Kippur, which dates from biblical times, is referenced in three separate passages in the Torah. The Torah refers to Yom Kippur as Shabbat Shabbaton, ...

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Yom Kippur is probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year. Many Jews who do not observe any other Jewish custom will fast, refrain from work and  ...

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Origins By: Amy J. Kramer. Yom Kippur, the Sabbath of Sabbaths, is observed the tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tishri, September or early October in the ...

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This study shows the origins of the Jewish holy day of Yom HaKippurim / Yom Kippur. From the kuppuru ritual of the Akitu festival of ancient Assyria and ...