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
When is a tallit (prayer shawl) worn in the synagogue on Yom Kippur?
Question 2 of 10
Traditionally, many people dress in white or light colors on Yom Kippur. Why?
Question 3 of 10
On Yom Kippur some people wear a special garment called a
Question 4 of 10
The traditional Torah reading on Yom Kippur morning discusses
Question 5 of 10
Which act signals the end of Yom Kippur?
Question 6 of 10
The beginning of the Kol Nidre service declares that the personal and religious vows made between the individual and God for the coming year are
Question 7 of 10
People who fast according to Jewish law abstain from
Question 8 of 10
According to Jewish law, who may choose not to fast on Yom Kippur?
Question 9 of 10
A famous story in the Talmud records a conversation between Rabbi Joshua and Rabbi Yohanan. When Rabbi Joshua decries the lack of the Yom Kippur sacrifice in the post-Temple word, Rabbi Yohana replies that we still have another effective method of atonement. What does he say that method is?
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish law, at what age is a child is commanded to fast?

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