Definition of Day of Atonement in English:

Day of Atonement

Syllabification: Day of A·tone·ment
  • another term for Yom Kippur.
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    • The high priest must remove his vestments of silver and gold when he enters into the Holy of Holies on the Day of Atonement.
    • It began on 6 October, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day of prayer and fasting in the Jewish year.
    • In Judaism, we relearn this teaching on every Yom Kippur, our Day of Atonement.

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