Next Yom Kippur holiday is on

16th September 2021, Thursday

What is Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur

Many Jews follow the custom called "Selihot" which consists of getting up every night to go to the synagogue from the first day of "Elul". They begin to pray and seek forgiveness until dawn, then they go to their work. The intensity of this custom increases during the ten days between Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah. This is called "Yamim Nora'im" which means "Redoubtable Days". The Jews greet each other in these days with the following prayer: "May you be inscribed in the Book of Life" while asking God for forgiveness.

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When is Yom Kippur?

How long until Yom Kippur?
Next Yom Kippur takes place in 285 Days.
Dates of Yom Kippur
YearWeekdayDate
2024 Saturday12th Oct
2023 Monday25th Sep
2022 Wednesday5th Oct
2021 Thursday16th Sep
2020 Monday28th Sep
2019 Wednesday9th Oct
2018 Wednesday19th Sep
2017 Saturday30th Sep
2016 Wednesday12th Oct
2015 Wednesday23rd Sep
Duration
1 Day

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