Many Jews Will Mark Yom Kippur By Fasting And Reflecting On Past YearToday is Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Hebrew calendar.
As Muslims Celebrate Eid, An Effort To Make It A Holiday For EveryoneEid is the feast of breaking the fast at the end of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting. It can be compared to the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur or the Christian holiday of Easter, in that it's a celebration after a period of sacrifice and introspection.
At A North Philadelphia Synagogue, Atonement Combined With Good DeedsAs worshippers filed in for the service, they stopped by a large Philabundance truck to drop off bags of nonperishable items for needy families.
Delaware Valley Jews Set To Mark End of High Holy Days as Yom Kippur ArrivesYom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, begins Tuesday night at sundown.
Health: Local Center Works On Getting The Word Out About Jewish Genetic Disease ScreeningsSundown tonight marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest on the Jewish calendar. This year, synagogues around the Philadelphia area will be helping to raise awareness about inherited Jewish diseases.
Yom Kippur And The Jewish Phillies FanFriday night's Game 5 of the NLDS between the Phillies and the Cardinals falls on Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.