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  Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 11 Tammuz 5778
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Yom Kippur - Calendar

with candle-lighting times for New York, NY (*)
other cities

Holiday Date Activity
Yom Kippur
October 3
  • Kapporos service in the early morning.
  • Festive meal in the early afternoon.
  • Light the candles 18 minutes before Sunset (6:18).
  • After lighting the candles, recite:
      Blessing for Shabbos & Yom-Kippur
    • Bo-ruch A-toh Ado-noi E-lo-hei-nu Me-lech Ho-olom A-sher Ki-de-sho-nu Be-mitz-vo-sov Ve-tzi-vo-nu Le-had-lik Ner ShelShabbos V'Shel Yom Ha-ki-purim.
    • Bo-ruch A-toh Ado-noi E-lo-hei-nu Me-lech Ho-olom She-heche-yo-nu Ve-ki-yi-mo-nu Ve-higi-o-nu Liz-man Ha-zeh.
  • Fast begins. One does not eat nor drink until after the fast ends Saturday night.
Yom Kippur Saturday
October 4
  • Yizkor memorial prayers.
  • Yom Kippur ends after nightfall (7:16).
  • After Maariv (evening services) it is a custom to do the Kidush Levanah Service before going home.
* Notes:
  • The sunrise/sunset routines lack accuracy. If you enter geographic coordinates above the Arctic Circle or Antarctic Circle, the times are guaranteed to be wrong.

  • To show candle lighting time for a city other than New York, NY click here.

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