Jewish texts portray Yom Kippur as a serious day of repentance and reflection — but not one of sadness.
The seventh blessing of the Amidah asks God to see our suffering and redeem us from it.
The eve of Passover is the only fast day in the Jewish calendar that only applies to one segment of the Jewish community.
Tisha B'Av (the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av) begins at sunset on Monday, July 31, and continues until the evening of August 1.
Click here for more questions and answers about Yom Kippur.When is Yom Kippur?Yom Kippur 2016 begins at sunset on Tuesday, ...
Tisha B’Av (the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av) begins at sunset on Saturday, August 13, and continues ...
A minor fast day with major history.
You don't have to fast in order to atone.