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
The explicit connection between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is first made in
Question 2 of 10
Before Yom Kippur begins every Jew is urged to repent by
Question 3 of 10
When reciting the lists of sin, called the Viddui, it is customary for people to
Question 4 of 10
People who fast according to Jewish law abstain from
Question 5 of 10
True or False: Judaism teaches that human beings are basically sinful.
Question 6 of 10
When is a tallit (prayer shawl) worn in the synagogue on Yom Kippur?
Question 7 of 10
Which is NOT a theme of Yom Kippur?
Question 8 of 10
Yom Kippur is the culmination of
Question 9 of 10
According to Jewish law, at what age is a child is commanded to fast?
Question 10 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?

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