When is Yom Kippur 2021?

Yom Kippur 2021 started on the evening of Wednesday 15th Sep, 2021 (15/09/2021) and ended in the nightfall of Thursday 16th Sep, 2021 (16/09/2021).

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 1088 days
Yom Kippur 2023MondaySep 25th in 705 days
Yom Kippur 2022WednesdayOct 5th in 350 days
Yom Kippur 2021ThursdaySep 16th 33 days ago
Yom Kippur 2020MondaySep 28th 386 days ago
Yom Kippur 2019WednesdayOct 9th 741 days ago
Yom Kippur 2018WednesdaySep 19th 1126 days ago
Yom Kippur 2017SaturdaySep 30th 1480 days ago
Yom Kippur 2016WednesdayOct 12th 1833 days ago
Yom Kippur 2015WednesdaySep 23rd 2218 days ago
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Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Sep 15, 2021
End DateNightfall: Sep 16, 2021
When? Ended 33 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Jewish Holidays

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