Judaism 101

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What is Yom Kippur? An introduction

Get to know the Jewish High Holiday

The Day of Atonement is the most holy day of the Jewish year and it is full of spiritual opportunity if you open yourself up to its customs, prayers and melodies. This short video is a basic primer on what Yom Kippur is, for everyone. It explains what the holiday is about, where it comes from, what to expect at a service and how to break the fast! A great intro for Jews and non-Jews alike – share with your curious coworker or family member.

This project was made possible with generous support from The Koret Foundation, as part of its Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood.

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