When is Yom Kippur 2020?

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).

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.

Dates for Yom Kippur from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Yom Kippur is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Yom Kippur 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 620 days
Yom Kippur 2023MondaySep 25th in 237 days
Yom Kippur 2022WednesdayOct 5th 117 days ago
Yom Kippur 2021ThursdaySep 16th 501 days ago
Yom Kippur 2020MondaySep 28th 854 days ago
Yom Kippur 2019WednesdayOct 9th 1209 days ago
Yom Kippur 2018WednesdaySep 19th 1594 days ago
Yom Kippur 2017SaturdaySep 30th 1948 days ago
Yom Kippur 2016WednesdayOct 12th 2301 days ago
Yom Kippur 2015WednesdaySep 23rd 2686 days ago
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Yom Kippur also known as

Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Sep 27, 2020
End DateNightfall: Sep 28, 2020
When? Ended 854 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Jewish Holidays

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