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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Yom Kippur

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Day of Atonement.

7 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Yom Kippur Fast

Yom Kippur not only requires emotional preparation, but physical as well.

Asceticism

Practices depend on individual temperament and social conditions of the time.

Fasting From a Functional Perspective

Recovering the benefits of denial.

Tisha B’Av 101

Tisha B'Av, the ninth day of the month of Av, is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar.

Preparing for Yom Kippur

What to do in the days and hours before the Day of Atonement.

Fasting and Asceticism

What is prohibited on Yom Kippur?