Yom Kippur 2020 / יוֹם כִּפּוּר 5781

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) for Hebrew Year 5781 began on and ended on .

Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר or יום הכיפורים), Also known as Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jews. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jews traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services. Yom Kippur completes the annual period known in Judaism as the High Holy Days (or sometimes "the Days of Awe").

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Dates for Yom Kippur

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Yom Kippur 2017 10 Tishrei 5778
Yom Kippur 2018 10 Tishrei 5779
Yom Kippur 2019 10 Tishrei 5780
Yom Kippur 2020 10 Tishrei 5781
Yom Kippur 2021 10 Tishrei 5782
Yom Kippur 2022 10 Tishrei 5783
Yom Kippur 2023 10 Tishrei 5784
Yom Kippur 2024 10 Tishrei 5785
Yom Kippur 2025 10 Tishrei 5786
Yom Kippur 2026 10 Tishrei 5787

Tanakh

Yom Kippur / יוֹם כִּפּוּר

Torah Portion: Leviticus 16:1-16:34

Haftarah: Isaiah 57:14 - 58:14

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures
Jewish Publication Society
"Yom Kippur" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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