Yom Kippur for the year 2014 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Saturday, October 4th ending at sundown on Saturday, October 4th.
Yom Kippur is on the tenth day of the month of Tishri in the Jewish calendar. Known as the Day of Atonement, the Jewish holiday is spent in prayer and fasting among many people of the Jewish faith. The seven day festival of Sukkot commemorating the wandering in the desert for 40 years, begins on the fifth day after Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are the two important days of atonement for most practicing Jews.
Saturday, October 4th is day number 277 of the 2014 calendar year with -4 years, -8 months, -13 days until Yom Kippur 2014.
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|Name(s):||Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement|
|When:||10th of Tishri in Hebrew Calendar|
October 2014 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3||Day of Arafat 2014||Muslim||-1719|
|Oct 3||Dussehra 2014||Hindu||-1719|
|Oct 4||Eid al-Adha 2014||Muslim||-1718|
|Oct 4||Yom Kippur 2014||Jewish||-1718|
|Oct 6||Child Health Day 2014||Observance||-1716|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2014||Observance||-1713|
|Oct 9||Sukkot 2014||Jewish||-1713|
|Oct 13||Columbus Day 2014||Federal Holiday||-1709|
|Oct 16||Shemini Atzeret 2014||Jewish||-1706|
|Oct 17||Simchat Torah 2014||Jewish||-1705|
|Oct 16||Boss's Day 2014||Observance||-1706|
|Oct 22||Diwali 2014||Hindu||-1700|
|Oct 24||Muharram 2014||Muslim||-1698|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2014||Observance||-1691|