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Yom Kippur* Jewish Holiday* Project

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Kaden Anderson

on 13 June 2013

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Transcript of Yom Kippur* Jewish Holiday* Project

Yom Kippur:
What Happens cont.
What happens during Yom Kippur?
Yom Kippur Services
Facts about Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur Services cont.
A Day of Atonement. Yom Kippur is a day
when luxuries & comforts are removed
for a 25 hour period. This includes food, drinks
& technology. Yom Kippur is a day spent in
prayer & a synagogue.
You will attend prayer services 5
times throughout the day.
Attend the services at the Synagogue
At the end of the services, the preist
will sound the shofar to signal the
day has ended.
Refrain from bathing, make up
Yom Kippur beings with a Pre- Yom Kippur
feast, in order to prepare yourself for the 25 hr
During the day of Yom Kippur & fasting there are services at the synagogue & throughout the period the days spent in prayer.
Breaking of the fast. After the final service, many return home for another meal, consisting of breakfast foods & baked goods.
It is customary to wear white, this is a sign of peace & symbol of the angels & purity.
On Yom Kippur, it's traditional not to wear gold or other jewelry so as not to remind God of the sin of the Golden Calf.
Yom Kippur has the largest synagogue attendance rate over any other day in the year.
Yom Kippur is one of the most widely observed holidays in the Jewish culture.
In addition to the regular three prayer services morning, afternoon, and evening, there are 6 other services which go by the name of Musaf (additional), Yizkor (memorial service), the Avodah service (acting out of the ancient priestly ritual), Viddui (confession of sin), and Neiliah (concluding service).

Q:What is fasting?
A: Fasting is restraining yourself from
eating or drinking for a period of time.
1. Kol Nidre - This is the night time ser-
vices before the day of Yom Kippur.

2.Morning service - Readings from the
Torah take place along with Yizkor Service

3. Musaf service- During this you
receive a Priest blessing.
4. Afternoon service - Continue with
more readings from the Torah and also
The Haftorah where they read the Book
of Jonah.

5. Neilah service- Closing service include
prayers & a closing prayer before
being dismissed.
A Day Of Atonement
Q: Why do you fast on Yom Kippur?
A: It shows your pure faith to God, & is
mandated in the Torah to do so on this
event. The only ones who do not
participate are those with
health issues.






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