Yom Kippur

News for Yom Kippur

New Jersey school defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti on eve of Yom Kippur

New Jersey school defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti on eve of Yom Kippur

Hate incident denounced by city of Glen Rock and local politicians, but school board still searching for whoever was responsible.Dan Verbin, Canada, 17/09/2021 21:58
Fewer tests, fewer positive: 3,171 diagnosed with coronavirus on Yom Kippur

Fewer tests, fewer positive: 3,171 diagnosed with coronavirus on Yom Kippur

Number of new infections drops with number of coronavirus tests performed. Positivity rate remains high, at 6.33%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2021 12:21
Suspicion: Driver who killed 12-year-old on Yom Kippur was drunk

Suspicion: Driver who killed 12-year-old on Yom Kippur was drunk

Aran Azulai was convicted in 2014 and 2015 of drunk driving, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2021 10:25
Netanyahu attends Ne'ilah Yom Kippur service at Western Wall

Netanyahu attends Ne'ilah Yom Kippur service at Western Wall

Opposition leader concludes Yom Kippur fast by joining the closing prayers of the day at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2021 21:46
Thousands attend Yom Kippur prayers in Dizengoff Square

Thousands attend Yom Kippur prayers in Dizengoff Square

Led by the Rosh Yehudi center, services in the heart of Tel Aviv drew massive crowds throughout Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff , 16/09/2021 21:10
4 arrested in plot to attack German synagogue on Yom Kippur

4 arrested in plot to attack German synagogue on Yom Kippur

Alleged Islamist plot to attack synagogue in Hagen on holiest day of the Jewish calendar foiled.Gary Willig, 16/09/2021 20:02
12-year-old on bicycle killed on Yom Kippur

12-year-old on bicycle killed on Yom Kippur

18 injuries or fatalities from traffic accidents occur across the country on Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2021 19:55
Gmar Chatima Tova from Arutz Sheva!

Gmar Chatima Tova from Arutz Sheva!

Arutz Sheva wishes our readers a meaningful fast. News coverage ends this evening, resumes tomorrow evening.Arutz Sheva, 16/09/2021 01:12
Ambassador Erdan: G'mar Chatima Tova!

Ambassador Erdan: G'mar Chatima Tova!

Israel’s US and UN Ambassador: Tonight & tomorrow, I will pray for Jews all around the world to be inscribed & sealed in the book of life.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 15/09/2021 21:01
Magen David Adom on high alert as Yom Kippur begins

Magen David Adom on high alert as Yom Kippur begins

MDA stations throughout the country reinforced on Yom Kippur. Hospitals will operate in an emergency format.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 15/09/2021 18:49
President Joe Biden wishes the Jewish community a meaningful fast on Yom Kippur

President Joe Biden wishes the Jewish community a meaningful fast on Yom Kippur

President Biden releases Yom Kippur statement wishing the Jewish community "an easy and meaningful fast."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 17:57
'I stand by my decision - Israel is getting back to normal'

'I stand by my decision - Israel is getting back to normal'

Ahead of Yom Kippur, PM Bennett calls on the unvaccinated to get the jab, and touts his foreign policy and budgetary accomplishments.Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, 15/09/2021 15:03
Kiryat Shmona yeshiva students to spend Yom Kippur on kibbutzim

Kiryat Shmona yeshiva students to spend Yom Kippur on kibbutzim

'We're very glad yeshiva students are joining our kibbutz's prayers, it connects us to our heritage,' says Netanel Dik of Kibbutz Manara.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 15/09/2021 14:13
Jerusalem chief rabbi orders women's mikvahs closed

Jerusalem chief rabbi orders women's mikvahs closed

'I hear my friends crying, their grandmothers immersed before Yom Kippur - but this year the chief rabbi is preventing it,' former MK says.Hezki Baruch, 15/09/2021 10:56
Israel ratchets up security ahead of Yom Kippur

Israel ratchets up security ahead of Yom Kippur

Following stabbing attack in Jerusalem, Israel beefs up security on eve of Yom Kippur holiday, with large numbers of police in the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 10:37
Air traffic to Israel to halt at 1:35pm ahead of Yom Kippur

Air traffic to Israel to halt at 1:35pm ahead of Yom Kippur

Flights scheduled to resume at 11pm tomorrow (Thursday).Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 08:35
For we are Your people

For we are Your people

Preparing for Yom Kippur.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 15/09/2021 07:05
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Guide for the Perplexed

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Guide for the Perplexed

A summary of facts and background informaation concerning the holiest day of the Jewish year. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 15/09/2021 07:00
Yom Kippur: The essential Zionist holiday

Yom Kippur: The essential Zionist holiday

Are we missing out on the essence of Yom Kippur, on what Jewish prayer is, who we are as a Jewish People, where our destiny lies? Op-ed.Moshe Phillips, 15/09/2021 06:21
Yom HakiPurim and Purim

Yom HakiPurim and Purim

The similarity in names is not coincidental.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 15/09/2021 06:17
Laws for Yom Kippur 5782 during the covid pandemic

Laws for Yom Kippur 5782 during the covid pandemic

Summary of the laws that pertain to the holiest and most solemn day of the Jewish year with additions in light of the covid pandemic.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 14/09/2021 23:59
Who does PM Bennett ask forgiveness from?

Who does PM Bennett ask forgiveness from?

Prime Minister gives interview in which he admits to a mistake for which he seeks forgiveness ahead of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 20:31
My Experience Praying With Rav Kanievsky On Yom Kippur

My Experience Praying With Rav Kanievsky On Yom Kippur

Last year, I had an experience that I never thought that I, a regular guy from Lakewood, would be able to have.Sponsored Content, 14/09/2021 17:20
The Purification of Yom Kippur

The Purification of Yom Kippur

The atonement promised to Israel on Yom Kippur expresses the special connection between God and Israel that does not depend on our actions.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 14/09/2021 07:17
Father, forgive me

Father, forgive me

The Yom Kippur confession has no mention of keeping kosher, observing Shabbat, neglecting davening, failing to put on tefillin.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 14/09/2021 07:05
Jerusalem Mufti: Muslims outraged by shofar on Temple Mount

Jerusalem Mufti: Muslims outraged by shofar on Temple Mount

Grand Mufti of Jerusalem condemns 'extremist' calls for Jewish prayer, learning, and shofar blowing on Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 13/09/2021 17:53
Discovering Life's Purpose on Yom Kippur

Discovering Life's Purpose on Yom Kippur

How connecting to the expanded consciousness of Yom Kippur can allow us to recognize humanity's inner unity.Rabbi Yehuda HaKohen, 10/09/2021 18:13
1,000 attend Yom Kippur service at minor league ballpark in New Jersey

1,000 attend Yom Kippur service at minor league ballpark in New Jersey

Reform congregation in New Jersey uses minor league ballpark for Yom Kippur prayers, allowing worshippers to social distance.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/09/2020 07:10
An historic Yom Kippur

An historic Yom Kippur

One thing was clear: this was one Yom Kippur that would not be forgotten.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 29/09/2020 22:12
Yom Kippur outdoors in Israel was fantastic

Yom Kippur outdoors in Israel was fantastic

Yom Kippur succeeded in embroidering a tapestry of the Jewish people at outdoor prayer. Op-ed.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 29/09/2020 08:40
Hatzalah treats 1,537 people on Yom Kippur

Hatzalah treats 1,537 people on Yom Kippur

United Hatzalah treats 124 patients who fainted over the fast, hundreds of victims of motor and bicycle accidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2020 23:45
Watch: Russia Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar ends Yom Kippur in Moscow

Watch: Russia Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar ends Yom Kippur in Moscow

Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar in Moscow, ushers out Yom Kippur 5781.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2020 22:42
Jerusalem: coronavirus patient found in synagogue

Jerusalem: coronavirus patient found in synagogue

Man with confirmed case of coronavirus fined after violating home isolation order and going to synagogue before Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2020 20:29
Gantz: I ask you - do not lend your hand to division and hatred

Gantz: I ask you - do not lend your hand to division and hatred

Ahead of Yom Kippur, Defense Minister calls for unity in the fight against the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/09/2020 18:21
Ten tips for Yom Kippur this year

Ten tips for Yom Kippur this year

10 important tips regarding this year's Yom Kippur observance.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 27/09/2020 16:30
Yom Kippur Sermon: We will get through this together

Yom Kippur Sermon: We will get through this together

We will be praying from the depths of our hearts and at the same time, God is calling upon us to do the most we can.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 27/09/2020 15:30
When does the fast start?

When does the fast start?

Fast starting times around Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2020 13:07
Watch: Disinfecting synagogues before Yom Kippur

Watch: Disinfecting synagogues before Yom Kippur

IPM company disinfects synagogues to allow worshippers to pray indoors on Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2020 11:58
And the idols will be utterly exterminated

And the idols will be utterly exterminated

The purpose of teshuva (repentance) is to free us from the various idols of desire that bind us throughout the year.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 27/09/2020 11:40
Health Minister: I'll pray in a small minyan with a mask

Health Minister: I'll pray in a small minyan with a mask

Minister Edelstein calls on public to obey health instructions during Yom Kippur fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2020 10:59
Health Ministry worried about Yom Kippur COVID-19 spike

Health Ministry worried about Yom Kippur COVID-19 spike

According to Health Ministry, current lockdown will have to be extended by at least 1-2 weeks to flatten curve of new infections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2020 07:59
Rabbi Amar issues Yom Kippur coronavirus ruling

Rabbi Amar issues Yom Kippur coronavirus ruling

Rishon LeZion and Rabbi of Jerusalem Rabbi Shlomo Amar instructs patients over age of 65 with symptoms to eat normally on Yom Kippur.Hezki Baruch, 26/09/2020 23:17
Laws for Yom Kippur 5781 during the covid pandemic

Laws for Yom Kippur 5781 during the covid pandemic

Summary of the laws that pertain to the holiest and most solemn day of the Jewish year with additions in light of the covid pandemic.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 26/09/2020 21:00
Yom Kippur dialogues

Yom Kippur dialogues

A time of dialogue with oneself, Rabbis, writings, friends, and that ultimate dialogue with the Creator which is the essence of Yom Kippur.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 25/09/2020 11:40
United passenger takes Yom Kippur dilemma to airline’s CEO - and has flight time changed

United passenger takes Yom Kippur dilemma to airline’s CEO - and has flight time changed

Passenger who couldn’t make a United Airlines flight to Israel due to Yom Kippur goes right to the top for an accommodation - and it works.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/09/2020 07:55
Days of awe (and loopholes)

Days of awe (and loopholes)

Everyone is blaming everyone else, lignoring rules, and not looking in the mirror. It’s not exactly the spirit of the Days of Awe, Op-edRuthie Blum, 24/09/2020 02:00
The power of Yom Kippur's forgiveness for Jew and non-Jew alike

The power of Yom Kippur's forgiveness for Jew and non-Jew alike

Yom Kippur: How to change your spiritual DNA? How does Torah define sin, and what makes repentance real?Rabbi Chaim Richman and Jim Long, 24/09/2020 01:06
The Yom Kippur 1942 sermon Stephen Wise didn't give

The Yom Kippur 1942 sermon Stephen Wise didn't give

Erev Yom Kippur, Wise received the confirmed report of Nazi massacres of Jews all over Poland. He chose to speak about other things.Op-ed..Dr. Rafael Medoff, 23/09/2020 18:39
Jewish Agency: Send us prayers to be placed in the Western Wall

Jewish Agency: Send us prayers to be placed in the Western Wall

The Jewish Agency is gathering prayers of Jews from Israel and around the world and placing them among the stones of the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva, 23/09/2020 16:28
Agreement purportedly reached on plan for Yom Kippur prayers

Agreement purportedly reached on plan for Yom Kippur prayers

According to apparent outline, up to 20 will be allowed to pray together in open space, at a distance of up to a kilometer from home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 16:01
 Chief Rabbi: Same rules must apply to both protests and prayers

Chief Rabbi: Same rules must apply to both protests and prayers

Rabbi Lau concedes that synagogues can be shut on Yom Kippur - as long as demonstrations are restricted too.Hezki Baruch, 23/09/2020 11:11
The wondrous two he-goats

The wondrous two he-goats

Is atonement for sins between man and Hashem dependent on his having appeased his fellow man, for any sins against him?Danny Ginsbourg, 23/09/2020 10:53
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Synagogues must remain open on Yom Kippur

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Synagogues must remain open on Yom Kippur

For the remainder of lockdown, Deri concedes that prayers will be held outdoors only - as long as protests are also restricted.Hezki Baruch, 23/09/2020 10:50
Sivan Rahav-Meir/ The Daily Portion / A little commitment

Sivan Rahav-Meir/ The Daily Portion / A little commitment

The soul, too, needs a new garment for the holidayץ It is called commitment.Sivan Rahav-Meir/, 23/09/2020 10:13
Ten tidbits of advice for the Ten Days of Repentance

Ten tidbits of advice for the Ten Days of Repentance

"They... have lost counsel" says God in the coming Torah portion. Read ten out of the many tidbits of advice that are found in the Torah.Rav Avigdor Miller, 22/09/2020 11:06
Hearing in trial of Hyper Cacher killings set for Yom Kippur, court won’t change the date

Hearing in trial of Hyper Cacher killings set for Yom Kippur, court won’t change the date

French court refuses to reschedule Yom Kippur hearing in trial of terrorists responsible for deadly attack on kosher store in Paris.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/09/2020 13:56
HIgher and lower chutzpah

HIgher and lower chutzpah

There are two ways of looking at people who have problems with religion.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 21/09/2020 13:29