Yom Kippur 2016: 14 Facts To Know About The Jewish High Holiday

IB Times: Media and Culture

Yom Kippur, one of the most important holidays in the Jewish faith, begins Tuesday, at sunset and will continue through nightfall Wednesday. A major holiday sometimes referred to as the “Sabbath of Sabbaths,” Yom Kippur is observed as a Day of Atonement in the Jewish religion. It falls in the month of Tishrei on the Jewish calendar and is marked by Jews around the world. Here are 14 things to know.

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