When Is Yom Kippur?

The Fellowship  |  October 3, 2022

Man blowing shofar for when Yom Kippur begins
(Photo: iStock)

As the Jewish people prepare to observe the holiest day on the calendar, Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, you can learn more about this holy day at our Yom Kippur Resource Page.

And after you know what Yom Kippur is, perhaps you’ll ask when it begins…

If so, our friends at The Jerusalem Post have shared the times that Yom Kippur begins all across the Holy Land of Israel:

When does the Yom Kippur fast begin and end?

Yom Kippur lasts just one day, like Shabbat and other Jewish holidays. This is true even in the Diaspora, where most Jewish festivals last an extra day. 

This year, Yom Kippur starts on the evening of October 4 and ends in the evening of October 5.

Here are the times for when Yom Kippur 2022 (Hebrew calendar 5783) begins and ends.


Fast starts: 5:45 p.m.

Fast ends: 6:55 p.m.

Tel Aviv

Fast starts: 6:01 p.m.

Fast ends: 6:57 p.m.


Fast starts: 5:53 p.m.

Fast ends: 6:56 p.m.


Fast starts: 6:03 p.m.

Fast ends: 6:57 p.m.


Fast starts: 5:52 p.m.

Fast ends: 6:57 p.m.

New York

Fast starts: 6:15 p.m.

Fast ends: 7:12 p.m.


Fast starts: 6:09 p.m.

Fast ends: 7:07 p.m.

Los Angeles

Fast starts: 6:14 p.m.

Fast ends: 7:09 p.m.