Yom Kippur or Yom hakippurim (Hebrew יוֹם הַכִּפּוּרִים [Yom hakkippūrīm]), with English-based spelling Yom Kippur and Yom hakippurim; Atonement: a weekend in Judaism, which falls ten days after the Jewish New Year's Day.
It is the most important and most serious of the Feast of faithful Jews. According to the Gregorian calendar, which is the official in most countries in Europe, whichever is Yom Kippur in 2010 of 18 September and is celebrated starting on the evening of 17th
In biblical times were large numbers of Jewish religious adherents in the temple in Jerusalem. The High Priest would usually have a golden robe, but this day he was wearing a simple linen robe. Before God he confessed his own sins and the people, and performed the sacrifice.
The weekend celebrated
After the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem celebrated the day of atonement by fasting, prayers, pray, gather to worship and pray for forgiveness of their fellow human beings. In very seriously thinking back over the past year and what you may have done wrong and mistakes. While God promises to try to become a better person and try to live as God has intended that man should live.
The weekend begins in the synagogue the night before having to ask Col. Nidra, a prayer for forgiveness for the sincere promises to God that you will give this year but fail to hold.
During Yom Kippur is expected to be reconciled to their adversaries, wear white robes and gasping, and light candles for the deceased.
Throughout Yom Kippur abstains from food and drink. As in Rosh Hashana is also blowing a ram's horn, a shofar, which is bringing people to reflection. The weekend ends with Neil, a prayer of reconciliation.
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