Yom Kippur News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus - Reuters UK

India's coronavirus case tally topped 6 million on Monday, while its death toll surpassed 95,000. Globally, India has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases, behind the United States where infections crossed 7 million last week.

yom kippur - Reuters
3:25am PDT - September 28th, 2020

Israel doubly deserted on Yom Kippur during holiday and COVID-19 lockdown - Reuters UK

In ordinary times Yom Kippur brings much of Israel to a standstill, as businesses close and roads empty for the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.

yom kippur - Reuters
1:10am PDT - September 28th, 2020

Trump taxes, California wildfires, Stanley Cup: 5 things to know Monday

Questions about President Trump's taxes continue, California braces for more wildfires and more news to start your Monday.

yom kippur - USA Today
11:26pm PDT - September 27th, 2020

NYC Virus Spike Continues in Jewish Areas of Brooklyn, Queens

New York City health officials say they’re alarmed at a continuing spike in Covid-19 virus transmission in sections of south Brooklyn and Queens with large Orthodox Jewish communities, on the eve of Yom Kippur.

yom kippur - Google News
1:14pm PDT - September 27th, 2020

Israelis mark Yom Kippur under 'painful' virus lockdown

The solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt, is taking place in a nation already under a sweeping coronavirus lockdown

yom kippur - Independent
2:39am PDT - September 27th, 2020

Yom Kippur 2020: When is the holy Jewish festival and what is its significance?

The festival is regarded by Jewish people as the holiest day of the year

yom kippur - Independent
1:00am PDT - September 27th, 2020

Israelis protest outside Netanyahu's home after bid to curb demonstrations - Reuters India

Crowds protested outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's home on Saturday demanding he quit over his handling of COVID-19 - many angered by what they said were government attempts to use lockdown measures to stifle demonstrations.

yom kippur - Reuters
8:05pm PDT - September 26th, 2020

It's a holy day to reflect on mortality — and it's all the more pertinent in 2020

Australia is home to 91,000 Jews and most of them live in the lockdown capital Melbourne. For Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, some are embracing technology to continue ancient rituals, as others are "tenaciously holding onto" their faith.

yom kippur - ABC News (AU)
2:00pm PDT - September 26th, 2020

Thousands Protest Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Despite COVID-19 Lockdown

Thousands gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanding his resignation despite lockdown.

yom kippur - Time
1:40pm PDT - September 26th, 2020

Israelis protest outside Netanyahu's home after bid to curb demonstrations - Reuters

Crowds protested outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's home on Saturday demanding he quit over his handling of COVID-19 - many angered by what they said were government attempts to use lockdown measures to stifle demonstrations.

yom kippur - Reuters
1:32pm PDT - September 26th, 2020

Israelis protest outside Netanyahu's home after bid to curb demonstrations - Reuters UK

Crowds protested outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's home on Saturday demanding he quit over his handling of COVID-19 - many angered by what they said were government attempts to use lockdown measures to stifle demonstrations.

yom kippur - Reuters
1:17pm PDT - September 26th, 2020

7 in custody after stabbing near Charlie Hebdo's former office in Paris

Seven people were in custody on Saturday after a stabbing outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, including the suspected assailant, authorities said.

yom kippur - CBC News
7:56am PDT - September 26th, 2020

Coronavirus: NYC threatens Orthodox Jewish areas with lockdown over Covid fears

Impact of new measures on gathering in synagogues unclear as Yom Kippur approaches

yom kippur - Independent
6:39am PDT - September 26th, 2020

Yom Kippur synagogue attack leaves German Jews still uneasy

As Jews around the world gather for Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest holiday, many in Germany are still feeling uneasy and questioning whether they are safe, one year after one of the most violent and overt anti-Semitic acts in postwar history

yom kippur - Independent
1:06am PDT - September 26th, 2020

Spike in Covid cases within New Jersey’s Orthodox communities raises concern

Similar outbreaks have emerged among Orthodox communities in New York City as well, raising fears of anti-Semitic backlash.

yom kippur - Politico
12:30pm PDT - September 25th, 2020

Don't say 'Happy Yom Kippur': How to greet someone observing the Jewish Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur is a time of reflection and atonement, so a celebratory "Happy Yom Kippur" doesn't ring true.

yom kippur - USA Today
4:00am PDT - September 25th, 2020

Israel tightens second-wave lockdown as Netanyahu, critics argue over protest curbs - Reuters

Israel was set to impose a tighter nationwide COVID-19 lockdown on Friday as critics accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of trying to curb protests against his handling of the health and economic crises.

yom kippur - Reuters
3:52am PDT - September 25th, 2020

Yom Kippur: Decisions and tears

One aspect of these days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur can be defined as a “chance for appeal.”

yom kippur - The Jerusalem Post
10:53pm PDT - September 24th, 2020

Pascale’s Kitchen: Yom Kippur fast, before & after

Yom Kippur brings with it the time to prepare two special meals: One before and one just after this holy day.

yom kippur - The Jerusalem Post
5:29am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Israel shuts down businesses, limits rallies & movement as 2nd national coronavirus lockdown gets even tougher

Strict new rules were introduced in Israel just days after it went into its second lockdown amid a surge of Covid-19 cases. Officials said the government can’t lead the country “into the abyss” by ignoring public health hazards. Read Full Article at RT.com

yom kippur - RT
5:14am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Coronavirus: Israel tightens second lockdown as Covid cases soar

Israel has moved to further tighten its second countrywide lockdown as coronavirus cases continue to soar

yom kippur - Independent
3:02am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Israel tightens second lockdown as virus cases soar

Israel has moved to further tighten its second countrywide lockdown as coronavirus cases continue to soar

yom kippur - Independent
1:06am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Israeli cabinet tightens coronavirus lockdown as infections climb - Reuters India

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet decided on Thursday to tighten Israel's coronavirus lockdown after he voiced alarm that a surge in infections was pushing the nation to "the edge of the abyss".

yom kippur - Reuters
10:06pm PDT - September 23rd, 2020

Will Saudi Arabia Be Next to Normalize Relations with Israel? Don’t Hold Your Breath, Experts Say

Experts say it's unlikely in the short term — but when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman takes the throne anything is possible

yom kippur - Time
11:09am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Israel braces for bitter new year under second national lockdown

As coronavirus cases soar, Israel is entering a second lockdown ahead of the Jewish High Holiday season including Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

yom kippur - NBC News
3:22am PDT - September 18th, 2020

RT @JoshMSilverman: With #Passover beginning last night, check out my interview with @QU_MIH senior captain Chase Priskie (@priskie4). Hear…

Jerry (@jthomeczek94)
10:33am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @SoulForce6: @cameron_kasky She’s Jewish!! She talks about Yom Kippur.

Kelly Perkins (@KellyPerkOR)
9:34am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @SoniaKatiMota: Addendum by If Americans Knew: 1973 War (Known in Israel as the Yom Kippur War)* 3/3 @SoniaKatiMota https://t.co/6vzx4f…

Parzival #FreeAssange (@PParzival)
9:11am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @SoniaKatiMota: Addendum by If Americans Knew: 1973 War (Known in Israel as the Yom Kippur War)* 2/3 @SoniaKatiMota https://t.co/6vzx4…

Parzival #FreeAssange (@PParzival)
9:11am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @SoniaKatiMota: Addendum by If Americans Knew: 1973 War (Known in Israel as the Yom Kippur War)* 1/3 @SoniaKatiMota https://t.co/6vzx4…

Parzival #FreeAssange (@PParzival)
9:11am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @Travelaviator: #JudaicArt #Jewish Art - "Cantor in Synagogue on Yom Kippur" - Original Painting - Picture Frame Included https://t.co/v…

A Time to Travel (@atimetotravel)
8:17am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @smotus: Just watched “The Angel,” the apparently true story of an advisor to Sadat who leaked intel to the Israelis to goad everyone in…

Lance Mannion (@LanceMannion)
7:25am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Just watched “The Angel,” the apparently true story of an advisor to Sadat who leaked intel to the Israelis to goad everyone into the Yom Kippur War to move Egypt away from the USSR and toward the US. Serious mind-scrambler.

Seth Masket (@smotus)
7:24am PDT - August 17th, 2019

#JudaicArt #Jewish Art - "Cantor in Synagogue on Yom Kippur" - Original Painting - Picture Frame Included https://t.co/vwXTwtXkI3 via @Etsy

Travelaviator (@Travelaviator)
7:02am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @Dem0nicAsshole: Azazel -- he was sent a scapegoat bearing the sins of the Jews during Yom Kippur. He appears as a fallen ang…

(@DarkerIncubus)
6:35am PDT - August 17th, 2019

The War in October: The Heat of Battle - Featured Documentary https://t.co/fdLWAWpSp6 via @YouTube GOD HAS GIVEN AMERICA CHARGE OVER PROTECTING ISRAEL IN IT’s early days of survival! NIXSON was chosen by GOD 4 such a time as this! Watch the miracle OF THE YOM KIPPUR WAR OF 1973!

barbara mcleod (@BarbaralvsTRUMP)
4:18am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Richard Nixon & Yom Kippur War https://t.co/jn9W55l22u via @YouTube. Thank God 4President NIXSON! EVEN During WATERGATE, NIXSON showed great courage by saving ISRAEL IN THE 73 YOM KIPPUR WAR! God does put leaders where they should B & GOD SENT TRUMP 4 THE SURVIVAL of ISRAEL

barbara mcleod (@BarbaralvsTRUMP)
4:07am PDT - August 17th, 2019

I’m reading Foxborough 2019-20 Public School Calendar on @Scribd #ReadMore https://t.co/1y52ouzigI what about yom kippur this yr 4 the Jewish kids day off its the hi holy days u give good fri off 4 Christians??? bigoted town

a2burns (@a2burns)
3:41am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Richard Nixon & Yom Kippur War https://t.co/jn9W55l22u via @YouTube. I feel this miracle is the reason NIXSON WAS SO ATTACKED DURING HIS PRESDENCY! Fabulous story of Trump like courage to save the JEWS!

barbara mcleod (@BarbaralvsTRUMP)
3:26am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Yom Kippur War Intelligence Failure - Modern Diplomacy https://t.co/DzRv3YnM4h

OLUWASEYI (@MICHOMOS)
12:26am PDT - August 17th, 2019

you’re welcome in my wholesome, liberal, long island & jewish home any time Chrissy Teigen!!! come for yom kippur & break fast at the end of September for GMarlz’s famous brisket & some bagel boss lox https://t.co/rZmy9yJH0y

ilana (@ilanamaurer14)
3:53pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

I’m a Zionist Jew. I’m a Nat’l Jewish Book Award winner. Almost all of my rels live in Israel. I helped in the Yom Kippur War. My grandpa ran guns for the Haganah. I can’t stand Tlaib or Omar. They should have been allowed entry. Bibi is a Trump puppet w/termite poop for balls.

Stuart Rojstaczer (@StuartEtc)
3:32pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @Baraka18: When a ‘loaded’ Nixon confused Syria and Egypt during the Yom Kippur War https://t.co/bGJyyCOEl0

Nickynoo (@Nickyno84483150)
2:44pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

The only two moments where the relationship of Israel and the u.s. were out at risk, on the side of America, were when sect of state Henry Kissinger decided to hold off aid during the Yom Kippur war and the last act of the Obama administration to not defend Israel in the un https://t.co/ZHdvLMbg3z

Gregory Irwin (@greg_irwin91)
2:01pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @GillianLazarus: I began typing something very bitter, disparaging the back bench Labour MPs who resolved to get behind the Twice Electe…

(((Yitzhak Arafat)))יאצק עראפת أحمقَ عاجزَ Piece! (@TheantiantiZio1)
2:00pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

I began typing something very bitter, disparaging the back bench Labour MPs who resolved to get behind the Twice Elected again. I deleted it. i'm in training for Yom Kippur & I've given up lashon ha ra. https://t.co/91ApiOX50C

Gillian Lazarus (@GillianLazarus)
1:52pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

"you go explain Yom Kippur to a gentile? We're happy but we're hungry. It's new years but we're guilty."

Talia Craiu (@talia_zdc)
1:48pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

Learned today that Alexa pronounces Yom Kippur as Yom Kipper and sorry but that's its name from now on.

Gordon H (@fallingdolphins)
1:41pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

Transcript Shows That Kissinger Dreaded All-Out Israeli Victory in Yom Kippur War https://t.co/QYsSeOmMYN

Chief Executive (@ce_twx)
12:35pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @JoyfulNeshama: @CarlyPildis If today is painful as an American Jew then you have been very sheltered. The Olympic massacre, the Yom Kip…

MONGOLIAN SUPREMACY APOLOGIST (@lainfan1)
12:23pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

Just looked up when Yom Kippur is. Now I know if it'll be during a workday. Which means power through work.

Kylie (@CheerKnitHanson)
12:22pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @aimhumor: The reason I think Tisha B'Av is more difficult than Yom Kippur is there's no 5 year-old passing around a lemon stabbed to de…

613Hock (@613Hock)
10:14am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @jakejakeny: This Yom Kippur provides every American Rabbi who mistakenly or deliberately promoted the Charlottesville lie about Preside…

WRITE-IN RILEY (@WriteInRiley)
10:11am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @aimhumor: The reason I think Tisha B'Av is more difficult than Yom Kippur is there's no 5 year-old passing around a lemon stabbed to de…

The Person (@nowiamold)
10:09am PDT - August 9th, 2019

The reason I think Tisha B'Av is more difficult than Yom Kippur is there's no 5 year-old passing around a lemon stabbed to death by pieces of besamim to smell.

A.Y. (@aimhumor)
10:08am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @jakejakeny: This Yom Kippur provides every American Rabbi who mistakenly or deliberately promoted the Charlottesville lie about Preside…

Rob Klein (@advisorrob)
10:07am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @recovchristian: @TarekFatah The Jewish religion evolved to do away with animal sacrifice. Their Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, has…

unputdownable (@unputdownable)
9:30am PDT - August 9th, 2019

From newly-released documents covering Nixon's presidency: - Kissinger tells Soviet envoy Anatoly Dobrynin it would be a “nightmare” if either Israeli or Arab side won 1973 (Yom Kippur) war - Nixon describes his VP pick Gerald Ford as a "bright Truman" https://t.co/MPaVeSRZxv

Guy Ziv (@ZivGuy)
9:17am PDT - August 9th, 2019

Kissinger dreaded prospect of Israeli defeat in 1973 War, but also dreaded an outright Israeli victory, fearing it would lessen Us influence, recently declassified docs https://t.co/weT68DXZnw

columlynch (@columlynch)
8:25am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @historylvrsclub: Leonard Cohen performing among Israeli Soldiers during the Yom Kippur war, 1973. More photos here: https://t.co/1etZlw…

isabel santiago (@isabelsantiago_)
7:02am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @historylvrsclub: Leonard Cohen performing among Israeli Soldiers during the Yom Kippur war, 1973. More photos here: https://t.co/1etZlw…

Miguel Morgado (@mfmorgado)
7:01am PDT - August 9th, 2019

Animal rights group sues Jewish centre over Yom Kippur chicken-waving ritual https://t.co/IVsk4VHvLp via @JewishNewsUK

debera calvello (@barbie19)
7:01am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @mikeolshin: Rav Moshe Shapiro ztl the father of Rav Yehoshua Shapiro explained the difference between Yom Kippur and 9 B'Av. On YK we t…

DaleksforKamalaHarris2020 (@Ndreajess)
6:45am PDT - August 9th, 2019

RT @mikeolshin: Rav Moshe Shapiro ztl the father of Rav Yehoshua Shapiro explained the difference between Yom Kippur and 9 B'Av. On YK we t…

Am Chofshi עם חופשי (@AChofshi)
6:32am PDT - August 9th, 2019

This Yom Kippur provides every American Rabbi who mistakenly or deliberately promoted the Charlottesville lie about President Trump to publicly and meaningfully repent before their congregations on Kol Nidrei night..

Jake Novak (@jakejakeny)
6:19am PDT - August 9th, 2019