Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services. Contents.

www.history.com/topics/holidays/yom-kippur-history

History and Significance of Yom Kippur. According to tradition, the first Yom Kippur took place after the Israelites' exodus from Egypt and arrival at Mount Sinai, where God gave Moses the Ten Commandments. Descending from the mountain, Moses caught his people worshipping a golden calf and shattered the sacred ...

www.jewfaq.org/holiday4.htm

Yom Kippur Yom Kippur (in Hebrew). Level: Basic. Significance: Day of Atonement; Observances: Fasting, Prayer and Repentance; Length: 25 Hours; Greeting: Have an easy fast; Liturgy additions: Annulment of vows; lengthy confession of sins ...

www.chabad.org/177886

Yom Kippur means “Day of Atonement,” as the verse states, “For on this day He will forgive you, to purify you, that you be cleansed from all your sins before G‑d.” 1. When: The 10th day of ..... I'm curious as to whether Yom Kippur, falling on Shabbat this year, enhances the importance and solemnity of the day. Reply. Yehuda ...

www.worldofjudaica.com/oyvey/jewish-holidays/yom-kippur-customs-and-significance-of-the-holiest-day

Aug 21, 2017 ... The holiest day of the year, the Day of Atonement, lasting almost 26 hours, Yom Kippur is a day on we stop, put our life and world on Pause mode, to reflect and cleanse ourselves in prayer to prepare for the New Year. How much do you really know about the most important day in the Jewish calendar?

www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-mary-zamore/the-meaning-of-yom-kippur-fasting_b_994188.html

Oct 4, 2011 ... The New York Times recently featured an article that described the growing popularity of Yom Kippur break-fast parties. As it was reported, these parties at times overshadow or replace the actual rituals of Yom Kippur with some participants skipping prayer services and fasting altogether. A great nosh ...

www.myjewishlearning.com/article/history-of-yom-kippur

The biblical account of Yom Kippur describes a day dedicated to atonement and abstinence. Leviticus 23:27 tells us that on the 10th day of ... atonement for the sin of the Golden Calf. This rabbinic interpretation lends historical significance to the otherwise unexplained placement of the holiday 10 days after Rosh Hashanah.

www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/yom-kippur-history-and-overview

Introduction Origins Liturgy. Introduction. Yom Kippur is one of the most important holidays of the Jewish year. Many Jews who do not observe any other Jewish custom will refrain from work, fast and/or attend synagogue services on this day. Yom Kippur occurs on the 10th day of Tishri. The name “Yom Kippur” means “ Day ...

www.compellingtruth.org/Day-of-Atonement-Yom-Kippur.html

What is the significance of the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)?. The Day of Atonement points directly to the Messiah, Jesus, and His death on the cross to atone for people's sins. God instituted it in Leviticus 16:1–34. Also known as Yom Kippur, it is the most holy, solemn day on the Jewish calendar, occurring annually on ...