Yom Kippur

When Sandy Koufax Refused to Play on Yom Kippur

Koufax’s refusal to play on the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, became a major point of pride for American Jews, who saw that it was possible to live in two cultures at once.

Is It OK To Drink Water on Yom Kippur?

Water is traditionally prohibited on the fast day, but health concerns take precedence.

Where to Stream High Holiday Services

How to watch Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur prayer services online.

7 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Yom Kippur Fast

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

10 Questions Jill Soloway of “Transparent” Answers on the High Holidays

For the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the 10Q project offers a question a day to promote reflection.

What Is A Kittel?

A white robe that men and some women wear during High Holiday services and on other occasions.

Ask the Expert: Why Blow the Shofar?

Why we blow a ram's horn on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Jonah and Yom Kippur

4 reasons we read this text on the Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur For Children

You don't have to fast in order to atone.

What Is Shabbat Shuvah?

The Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur emphasizes themes of return and repentance.