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BY: IZABELLA BERRIOS YOM KIPPUR
Section 1: Sage WHAT IS YOM KIPPUR AND WHY IS IT CELEBRATED Yom Kippur is an important day, filled with fasting, repentance, and worship, and considered as the holiest day in Judaism. It's a day when Jewish communities around the world reflect on the past year and ask for God’s forgiveness for any sins they have committed. Yom Kippur is celebrated to bring about reconciliation between people and between individuals and God.
Section 1: Sage THE ROLE OF YOM KIPPUR Jewish tradition says that Yom Kippur is the happiest day of the Jewish year. 'Yom' means day and 'Kippur' means atonement. So it's a day of atonement, a day of forgiveness. YOM KIPPUR IN THE BIBLE Leviticus 16:29 establishes this holy day on the 10th day of the 7th month as the day of atonement for sins. The bible calls it the Sabbath of Sabbaths and a day upon which one must afflict one's soul. Leviticus 23:27 mandates Yom Kippur to be a strict day of rest.
A shofar is a trumpet made from the horn of a kosher animal with the marrow removed. The shofar

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