Monday December 06, 2021

Yom Kippur 2015


Jews praying at the western wall in Jerusalem at night for Yom Kippur.
September 2015
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Labor Day
Monday September 7
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Grandparents Day
Sunday September 13
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Constitution Citizenship Day
Thursday September 17
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Yom Kippur
Wednesday September 23
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Yom Kippur for the year 2015 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Tuesday, September 22nd ending at sundown on Wednesday, September 23rd.


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 Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the two important days of atonement for most practicing Jews.

Why do Jewish holidays start at nighttime?

According to the Torah, the story of creation in Genesis says “And it was evening, and it was morning day one”, “And it was evening, and it was morning; the second day”, thus night comes before day. So for the Jewish calendar all days begin at nightfall and end the next day at nightfall including holidays.

Days to Yom Kippur 2015

Wednesday, September 23rd is day number 266 of the 2015 calendar year with -6 years, -2 months, -13 days until Yom Kippur 2015.


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

Dates for Yom Kippur

HolidayDateDays to Go
Yom Kippur 2020 Monday, September 28, 2020 -434
Yom Kippur 2021 Thursday, September 16, 2021 -81
Yom Kippur 2022 Wednesday, October 05, 2022 303
Yom Kippur 2023 Monday, September 25, 2023 658
Yom Kippur 2024 Saturday, October 12, 2024 1041
Yom Kippur 2025 Thursday, October 02, 2025 1396


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