Day of Atonement

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(Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar

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Yom Kippur is our Day of Atonement, the most serious day of the year, when we do a 24-hour fast, refrain from normal joys of life, focus on the spiritual tasks of life, focus on living a life that God would have us live.
Yom Kippur is Judaism's Day of Atonement, when devout Jews ask God to forgive them for their transgressions.
Pesahim deals with all aspects of the Passover celebration, and Yoma aspects of the Day of Atonement.
Open the gates for us, even now, even now, when the gates are closing" goes the plaintive liturgy at the end of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
Commonly referred to as the “holiest holiday of the Jewish year,” Yom Kippur is a day of atonement in which Jews reflect on the past year and ask for forgiveness for their sins.
7 our day of atonement for our sins against peace in our country.
In Judaism, The Day of Atonement is known as what in Hebrew?
In "The Hero Who Didn't Want to Be One," author Mark Kurlansky looks at the athlete's childhood, his love for baseball, and his decision to observe the Day of Atonement during the 1934 World Series.
of Costa Rica) traces the evolution of the word "scapegoat" through English from its original Biblical meaning referring to a goat that symbolically carried sins away in the Day of Atonement to its metaphorical sense of someone unjustly blamed and vicariously punished for the transgression of others.
It started with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, moving on to Yom Kippur, the 25-hour fast day of atonement.
Before boarding a flight to New York to address the annual UN General Assembly, Netanyahu issued an open letter to Israelis marking the end of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the most sacred holiday in the Jewish calendar.
The High Priest in Jewish tradition is responsible for offering a sacrifice for sins on the day of atonement (both his own sins and the sins of the people), as well as offering prayers and supplications at all times.
CDATA[ As part of the Jewish nation's preparations for the holy Day of Atonement, Israel will close its borders for the holiday of Yom Kippur.
Which famous 1927 film is based on the play Day Of Atonement by Samson Raphaelson?
The ceremony is performed during the week between Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which falls at sundown Sept.