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
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 2 of 10
On Yom Kippur some people wear a special garment called a
Question 3 of 10
The traditional Torah reading on Yom Kippur morning discusses
Question 4 of 10
What custom, often held on Erev Yom Kippur, is meant to atone for one's personal sins?
Question 5 of 10
The service that ends Yom Kippur is called
Question 6 of 10
What is the Talmudic tractate that discusses Yom Kippur called?
Question 7 of 10
When reciting the lists of sin, called the Viddui, it is customary for people to
Question 8 of 10
According to Jewish law, at what age is a child is commanded to fast?
Question 9 of 10
On the afternoon of Yom Kippur, Jews traditionally read
Question 10 of 10
The Avodah service describes

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