Yom Kippur begins sundown on October 4

Yom Kippur begins sundown on October 4

In 2022, Yom Kippur begins at sundown on Tuesday, October 4, and ends at sundown on Wednesday, October 5. Yom Kippur is Judaism's holiest, most important day of the year, known as the "Day of Atonement." —the last of the ten days of penitence that began with Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year). The holiday lasts approximately 25 hours and is typically observed with fasting and prayer in alignment with the themes of atonement and repentance. People observing the holiday are asked to abstain from food and drink.

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