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
According to Jewish law, at what age is a child is commanded to fast?
Question 2 of 10
When reciting the lists of sin, called the Viddui, it is customary for people to
Question 3 of 10
The traditional Torah reading on Yom Kippur morning discusses
Question 4 of 10
What is the Talmudic tractate that discusses Yom Kippur called?
Question 5 of 10
The meal before the Yom Kippur fast is called
Question 6 of 10
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
Question 7 of 10
Which service is NOT specifically added for Yom Kippur?
Question 8 of 10
Most Reform communities read an alternative Torah reading on the morning of Yom Kippur. This reading was chosen because it does not mention
Question 9 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 10 of 10
According to the rabbis, Yom Kippur is the anniversary of the day that

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