Tuesday June 18, 2019

Yom Kippur 2019

Jews praying at the western wall in Jerusalem at night for Yom Kippur.Jews praying at the western wall in Jerusalem at night for Yom Kippur.

Yom Kippur for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Tuesday, October 8th ending at sundown on Wednesday, October 9.

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.

Wednesday, October 9th is day number 282 of the 2019 calendar year with 3 months, 21 days until Yom Kippur 2019.

More information on Yom Kippur. (Traditions, Customs and History)

Yom Kippur
Name(s):Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:10th of Tishri in Hebrew Calendar

October 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 7 - MonChild Health Day 2019Observance111
Oct 7 - MonDussehra 2019Hindu111
Oct 9 - WedLeif Erikson 2019Observance113
Oct 9 - Wed Yom Kippur 2019 Jewish113
Oct 14 - MonSukkot 2019Jewish118
Oct 14 - Mon Columbus Day 2019Federal Holiday118
Oct 16 - WedBoss's Day 2019Observance120
Oct 21 - MonShemini Atzeret 2019Jewish125
Oct 22 - TuesSimchat Torah 2019Jewish126
Oct 27 - SunDiwali 2019Hindu 131
Oct 31 - Thurs Halloween 2019 Observance135

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