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Let's Learn about Yom Kippur

Learn more about the holiest day of the Jewish year, Yom Kippur, by listening to a Holy Land Moments podcast watching a video teaching from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, or reading about how this holy day is celebrated today.

What is Yom Kippur? Overview

Read this brief overview to Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day of the Jewish year.

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Celebrating Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, marks the culmination of the High Holy Days and is observed with fasting and other traditions.

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Yom Kippur - A Wake-up Call

On this podcast from Holy Land Moments, Yael Eckstein explains how Yom Kippur is a wake-up call for change.

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Yom Kippur - A Time to Fast and Purify

On Yom Kippur, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains on this podcast that Jews observe a 25-hour fast from sundown to sundown.

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Yom Kippur - The Holiest Day of the Year

Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the Jewish year. Listen now as Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein talks about the Jewish perspective of repentance.

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Yom Kippur - The Ritual Bath

Listen as Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains about one of the main rituals associated with Yom Kippur, the ritual bath, on this podcast from Holy Land Moments.

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