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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The Viddui is the
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On the afternoon of Yom Kippur, Jews traditionally read
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Immediately after Yom Kippur it is traditional to
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The traditional Torah reading on Yom Kippur morning discusses
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What is the Talmudic tractate that discusses Yom Kippur called?
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Which is NOT a theme of Yom Kippur?
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During the time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur it is customary to do an accounting of one's life. The Hebrew phrase for this is
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Before Yom Kippur begins every Jew is urged to repent by
Question 9 of 10
People who fast according to Jewish law abstain from
Question 10 of 10
Traditionally, many people dress in white or light colors on Yom Kippur. Why?

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