Lt. Joshua Sherwin, a Navy chaplain, at Yom Kippur services. (Gino A. Flores/U.S. Navy)

Yom Kippur Quiz

How much do you know about the Day of Atonement?

A day of fasting, prayer, and introspection, Yom Kippur is often considered the holiest day of the Jewish year. How much do you know about Yom Kippur?

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Question 1 of 10
Traditionally, many people dress in white or light colors on Yom Kippur. Why?
Question 2 of 10
Most Reform communities read an alternative Torah reading on the morning of Yom Kippur. This reading was chosen because it does not mention
Question 3 of 10
Immediately after Yom Kippur it is traditional to
Question 4 of 10
When is a tallit (prayer shawl) worn in the synagogue on Yom Kippur?
Question 5 of 10
According to the rabbis, Yom Kippur is the anniversary of the day that
Question 6 of 10
When reciting the lists of sin, called the Viddui, it is customary for people to
Question 7 of 10
On Yom Kippur some people wear a special garment called a
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following is NOT restricted on Yom Kippur according to Jewish law?
Question 9 of 10
During the Temple period, on Yom Kippur two goats were selected on Yom Kippur. One was sacrificed for Israel's sins. The other was sent to
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish law, at what age is a child is commanded to fast?

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