9 Things You Didn’t Know About Yom Kippur
Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Day of Atonement.
Yom Kippur 2023
n 2023, Yom Kippur begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 24 and ends at sundown on Monday, Sept. 25.
Where to Stream Yom Kippur Services for Free
Where to find a free online service for the Day of Atonement.
High Holidays During Coronavirus
High Holiday Zoom Services: How to Get the Most out of Them
Try these seven tips to make the holiday sacred and special, even if you're not going to synagogue in person.
Candle-Lighting Blessings for Yom Kippur
Blessings for beginning Yom Kippur in Hebrew, English, and transliteration.
What is Elul?
The month prior to the Jewish new year is a time of introspection and personal stock-taking.
What Happens at a Yom Kippur Break Fast?
Transitioning out of the Day of Atonement — and back to food.
The Benefits of Fasting on Yom Kippur
Don't believe in God? Reward and punishment? The obligations of Jewish law? Here's why you might want to fast anyway.
The Art of Teshuvah
The Jewish practice of repentance involves not merely turning away from sin, but turning toward the dark parts of ourselves.
Text of Avinu Malkeinu
This series of petitions addressed to "Our Father, Our King," is recited on Yom Kippur and other fast days.