What Is Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, is the religion's holiest day of the year. But what is it, exactly? And why do Jews fast on this day? Find out why it exists and how it's observed in a quick 60 seconds via the video below.

Yom Kippur In 60 Seconds

Learn about this Jewish high holiday.

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Recipes for the Jewish High Holidays

Learn how to make some traditional treats and dishes for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

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A Jewish Scientist On Judaism Today

Hear about how Ezekiel Emanuel thinks about his religion.

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Written by Curiosity Staff October 12, 2016