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Yom Kippur Fast

Yom Kippur 2014: Dates, Prayers And Customs

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 10.07.2014 | Religion

Yom Kippur 2014 is observed on October 3-4. Known as the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur falls on 10 Tishrei 5775 on the Hebrew calendar, which is...

The Perfect Break-The-Fast Dishes For Your Yom Kippur Buffet

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

Yom Kippur is one of those holidays that makes me think about food. It's not supposed to do that, of course. Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement and it's a holiday that should get you thinking about confessing, forgiving and making things right.

Break Fast as Opposed to Breakfast (Sort Of)

One For The Table | Posted 10.03.2014 | Taste
One For The Table

It's almost Yom Kippur and for those of you who are fasting, I can imagine the whining by four o'clock. "I'm hungry. Yikes this is hard." It actually is kind of hard not to eat for a day and I am not in awe of people who go on prolonged cleansing fasts, as I'm not sure it's actually good for you.

WATCH: What You Should Know About Yom Kippur

Posted 09.10.2013 | Religion

Yom Kippur 2013 is observed on Sept. 13-14, 2013. Known as the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur falls on 10 Tishrei 5772 on the Hebrew calendar, wh...

How To Have A Safe And Healthy Yom Kippur Fast

Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Tuesday at sundown marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, a period of 25 hours of reflection, prayer and atonement for Jews around the world -- with no fo...

If It Takes So Long, Why Do We Call It A Fast?

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

Jews can enjoy food and physical pleasure almost every other day of the year, and on this holy day, I just can't get that kugel out of my thoughts. Shame on me, right?

Yom Kippur 2011: Dates, Prayers, Fasting, Customs Explained

Posted 12.03.2011 | Religion

Yom Kippur 2011 is observed on Oct. 7-8, 2011. Known as the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur falls on 10 Tishrei 5772 on the Hebrew calendar, which...

2011 Chicago Marathon Conflicts With Major Jewish Holiday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is usually held on Columbus Day Weekend, in large part to try and avoid scheduling conflicts. It's planned for th...