Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is arguably the most important Jewish holiday. Yom Kippur is on the 10th day of Tishri.

The name “Yom Kippur” means “Day of Atonement” and is a day set aside to atone for the sins of the past year. This is your last appeal, last chance to change the judgement, to demonstrate your repentance and make amends.

Significance: Day of Atonement

Observance: Fasting, Prayer and Repentance

Length: 25 hours

Greeting: Have an easy fast

Liturgy additions: Annulment of vows; lengthy confession of sins