Day of Atonement

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

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Video with caption: "This 60-second film concerns the yearly ritual of Kaporos, in which certain Jewish groups needlessly and cruelly sacrifice chickens for human sin in the days preceding Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.
Rosh Hashanah is followed ten days later by the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, the most solemn day of the Jewish calendar on which Jews fast and spend all day praying in the synagogue.
Rabbi David Baron of Temple of the Arts in Beverly Hills sent Gibson a letter Tuesday inviting him to speak on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
political leaders to denounce the public statements of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on one of the holiest Jewish holidays, Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
It was a day of atonement for White, who shouldered the blame forstandard outings the past two games.
Maybe the Germans should imitate their Jewish brothers and institute a Day Of Atonement [Yom Kippur], where each citizen would retreat from the noise of daily life to a dark corner, switch off the lights and make peace with God through silent remembrance.
Commenting about the timeliness of the video, Pastor Stan Doland of International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, said "This week, the Jewish people around the world are observing their most sacred holiday, the Day of Atonement.
Fasting, confessing sins and asking forgiveness from God are ways that Jews will observe Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, that begins at sundown today.
18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos is hosting two 2-hour protest demonstrations in Brooklyn September 23 & 24, 2012 to protest and eliminate the "swinging" and slaughtering of chickens in Kaporos ceremonies the week before Yom Kippur - the Jewish Day of Atonement - in which chickens are ritually sacrificed by many (but not by most) Orthodox Jews by being waved over practitioners' heads and butchered in public ceremonies.
It ends with Yom Kippur, a day of atonement when Jews confess their sins to God, resolve not to repeat them, and seek forgiveness.
On a day of atonement they also avenged two defeats by their Severn Bridge neighbours in the league this season.
One of seven rest days prescribed in the Bible, the others included Passover (Pesach), the Feast of Unleavened Bread (Chag Hamatzot), the Feast of Weeks (Shavuot), the Festival of Booths (Succot), the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), and the Sabbath day.
WOODLAND HILLS - How you respect and act toward other people is at the core of the spiritual examination that Jews will tackle next month during the holy days of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
This is the most sacred day in our calendar, the day of atonement.
Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, starts at sundown today and ends 10 high holidays that began with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year.