Everything you wanted to know about Yom Kippur

CNN(CNN) Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. When is it: It falls on the 10th day of the Jewish month of Tishrei. Because the Jewish calendar is lunar, the holiday begins this year at sundown on Tuesday and ends at ...

October 8th 2019


Yom Kippur In Uganda: An Easier Fast This Year

NPRBefore Yom Kippur begins at sundown Tuesday, members of Uganda's Namutumba Synagogue will sit down to a festive meal to prepare themselves physically and spiritually for the Day of Atonement. This Jewish custom of the seuda hamafseket is new for ...

October 8th 2019