Yom Kippur

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

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Netanyahu also spoke about a telegram from the Yom Kippur War that was posted on the Israel State Archives website on Monday, which was sent by the former head of the Mossad, Zvi Zamir, warning that war was imminent and suggesting a plan to prevent it.
In 2015, the United Nations recognized Yom Kippur as an official holiday.
Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the Jewish day of communal and personal atonement for sins committed during the past year.
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The main five are Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Passover and Shavuot - these are seen as the most important festivals in Judaism, and they forbid worshippers from labour.
Marciano, 28, said: "I was disappointed to be out the team but knew I couldn't play against Celtic because of Yom Kippur and the gaffer wanted to give Ross a chance before that in the match against Ross County.
Adalah filed a petition to the Supreme Court against Israeli Communications Minister Ayoob Kara and Israelae1/4aos Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Council arguing that ban on TV broadcast during Yom Kippur violates freedom of expression, press freedom and freedom from religious coercion.
The closure due to the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday begins Tuesday afternoon and lasts until Wednesday night.
These honors are honors such as being called to the Torah, also known as an Aliya, or the opening of the Ark or the honor of holding the holy Torah scroll for the poignant Kol Nidre prayer on Yom Kippur Eve.
Gorgeous, full-color photography illuminates The Holiday Kosher Baker: Traditional & Contemporary Holiday Desserts, a cookbook created especially to help home bakers create traditional, kosher delicacies especially for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur (desserts to eat after Yom Kippur ends), Sukkot, Chanukah, Purim, Passover, and Shavuot.
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.
"On the question of Iran, we are all united in the goal of preventing Iran from achieving nuclear weaponry," Netanyahu said in an open letter to Israelis marking the end of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
SWANSEA CITY striker Itay Shechter has been given permission to miss tonight's Capital One clash with Crawley Town as he observes the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.
Temple Beth Israel - In preparation for observance of Yom Kippur, a free showing of the documentary film "18 Voices Sing Kol Nidre" will be at 6:30 p.m.