The Holiest Day of the Year: What is Yom Kippur and How is it Celebrated?

son drizzling honey over a pomegranate in celebration of yom kippur

Yom Kippur, translated from Hebrew as “Day of Atonement” is the holiest day of the year. On this day, Jewish people ask for forgiveness from each other and receive forgiveness from God for sins committed during the previous year.  To be worthy of this absolution, a person needs to devote this day to repentance and […]