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Yom means "day" in Hebrew and Kippur comes from a root that means "to atone", which is related to the biblical name of the covering of the Ark (called the kapporet ). (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services.
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- Break fast - A break-fast in Judaism is the meal eaten after fast days meals such as Yom Kippur and Tisha B'Av. During a Jewish fast, no food or drink is consumed, including bread and water. The major fasts last over 25 hours, from before sundown on the previous night until after sundown on the day of the fast.
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- Collection Yom Kippur Journal www
Collection of articles about Yom Kippur, Kippur Journal, from the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion. Yom Kippur Journal.
- Laws, Yom Kippur Guide www
Laws, Kippur Guide, customs and complete study. By Chabad.org. Yom Kippur Guide.
- Basic The Day of Atonement www
Basic and advanced information. The Day of Atonement.
- Jewish Yom Kippur in CyberSpace www
Jewish New Year resources. Yom Kippur in CyberSpace.
- Online Yom Tov - Classes on the Jewish Holidays www
Online collection of articles on the Yomim tovim, Tov - Classes on the Jewish Holidays, directed by Rabbi Yehudah Prero. Graphical listing of the holidays. By Torah.org. Yom Tov - Classes on the Jewish Holidays.
- Learn Akhlah: Jewish Holidays for Children www
Learn all about the Jewish Holidays. Jewish Holidays for Children. Traditions, Hebrew Vocabulary, Crafts, Quizzes, Crafts, Food and fun. Akhlah: Jewish Holidays for Children.
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