Yom Kippur, holiest day of the year in Jewish faith, begins tonight at sunset
Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in the Jewish religion, begins at sunset tonight and continues until after nightfall tomorrow. The "Day of Atonement" is observed by a nearly 26-hour fast to repent for one's sins.
Anti-Bias Task Force request to not hold public meeting on Yom Kippur sparks debate
In a letter signed by ABTF chairperson Cindy Clifford, which Councilwoman Catherine Kent read aloud at today’s town board meeting, the ABTF noted that the town had scheduled its regular monthly meeting today, the second day of Rosh Hashanah and a water forum meeting on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for people of the Jewish faith.
Yom Kippur, ‘holiest day of the year’ in Jewish faith, begins tonight at sunset
It is observed through fasting, which is done to repent for the sins between man and God and is the culmination of the “10 days of repentance."