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What is the meaning of the feast of Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur means the day of atonement, when Jews atone for and put right the sins they have committed during the previous year. It's not a feast in the conventional sense howe (MORE)

Do you light candles on yom kippur?

Yes you do light candles and say two blessings. These blessings are: 1. Baruch atah adonai eloheinu melech haolam asher kidhashanu bemitzvotav vitzivanuh lehad leek ner Shel ( (MORE)
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What day was yom kippur in 1975?

10th of Tishrei, same as it always is. It would have been Monday the 15th of September in the secular calendar.
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What date was Yom Kippur in 1974?

September 26, 1974. Just for the sake of clarity, the Yom Kippur War started on October 6, 1973. The date mentioned above was a peaceful Yom Kippur.
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What meaning does Yom Kippur have for Jews?

Yom Kippur (Leviticus ch.23) is the Jewish day of repentance,  considered to be the holiest and most solemn day of the year. Its  central theme is atonement and reconciliati (MORE)

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What does a Jew do to prepare for Yom Kippur?

Jews do different things based on their level of tradition and practice. This is a typical Orthodox or ultra-Conservative practice (Reform and most Conservative Jews do not do (MORE)
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What date is yom kippur?

According to Torah and the Hebrew calendar, it is always on the 10th day of Tishrei, which is the 7th month (Rosh Hashanah is always the 1st day of Tishrei). But because we do (MORE)
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Why do Jews celebrate Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur is not really "celebrated" but it is perhaps the most important day of the Jewish calendar. On this day, Jews fast from sundown the evening before until nightfall ( (MORE)
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What time does Yom Kippur finish?

Yom Kippur Yom Kippur is a Jewish Holy day where observant Jews  fast from shortly before sundown on the eve of the holiday to about  a half hour or so after the sun sets th (MORE)