Yom Kippur

BY: Abby, Cynthia, and Dylan

When it is celebrated each year

It is celebrated for 26 hours several minutes before sunset on October 11 to after nightfall on October 12. The year that it was celebrated was 2014 - 2015 and will be celebrated in 2016 and 2017

Why it is celebrated

They celebrate it because it’s their last chance to get purified my god. (god forgiving them for their sins) It is celebrated at the last day of Rosh hashanah

Work permitted on Yom Kippur

No work that day because it is the holiest day of the year.


What do they do on Yom Kippur

They request honey cake, in acknowledge to their recipients, they say a prayer before they eat they say a prayer for a sweet abundant year. They a festive meal. The Jewish give extra charity as well. I the first afternoon they eat a pre-meal and then they bless their children. Then they light a memorial candle as well as holiday candles, and go to the synagogue for Kol Nidre services. Kol Nidre is an Aramaic prayer, vows made for god, and sung by rhe Jews at the opening service and it means Yom Kippur eve.

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