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
Which is NOT a theme of Yom Kippur?
Question 2 of 10
Yom Kippur is the culmination of
Question 3 of 10
Immediately after Yom Kippur it is traditional to
Question 4 of 10
When reciting the lists of sin, called the Viddui, it is customary for people to
Question 5 of 10
According to Jewish law, who may choose not to fast on Yom Kippur?
Question 6 of 10
During the Temple period, on Yom Kippur two goats were selected on Yom Kippur. One was sacrificed for Israel's sins. The other was sent to
Question 7 of 10
What custom, often held on Erev Yom Kippur, is meant to atone for one's personal sins?
Question 8 of 10
On Yom Kippur, we read a long medieval poem that describes in painfully gruesome detail the deaths of famous rabbis during ancient Roman persecutions. What is it called?
Question 9 of 10
On the afternoon of Yom Kippur, Jews traditionally read
Question 10 of 10
On Yom Kippur some people wear a special garment called a

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