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.
Yom Kippur 2020 started on the evening of Sunday 27th Sep, 2020 (27/09/2020) and ended in the nightfall of Monday 28th Sep, 2020 (28/09/2020).
The next occurrence of Yom Kippur is marked in red
|When is ...?||Weekday||Date||Days away|
|Yom Kippur 2024||Saturday||Oct 12th||in 1411 days|
|Yom Kippur 2023||Monday||Sep 25th||in 1028 days|
|Yom Kippur 2022||Wednesday||Oct 5th||in 673 days|
|Yom Kippur 2021||Thursday||Sep 16th||in 289 days|
|Yom Kippur 2020||Monday||Sep 28th||63 days ago|
|Yom Kippur 2019||Wednesday||Oct 9th||418 days ago|
|Yom Kippur 2018||Wednesday||Sep 19th||803 days ago|
|Yom Kippur 2017||Saturday||Sep 30th||1157 days ago|
|Yom Kippur 2016||Wednesday||Oct 12th||1510 days ago|
|Yom Kippur 2015||Wednesday||Sep 23rd||1895 days ago|
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