Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is obsereved on the Jewish calendar date of 10 Tishrei.
Yom Kippur 2016 is observed from sunset of Tuesday, October 11, 2016 through nightfall of Wednesday, October 12, 2016.
Here are the dates for Yom Kippur in upcoming years:
2017: September 29-30
2018: September 18-19
2019: October 8-9
2020: September 27-28
Note: The Jewish calendar date begins at sundown of the night beforehand. Thus all Yom Kippur observances begin at sundown on the first secular date listed, and conclude the following day at nightfall.
The memorial candle is lit before candle lighting today (erev Yom Kippur) and is lit for the entire Yom Kippur. Gmar chatima tova.
Mrs. Chana Benjaminson chabadone.org
October 11, 2016
When do we light the memorial candle for the families deaths on Yom Kipur?
October 10, 2016
October 4, 2016
It's the timings we want to know
October 1, 2016
Do you light candles in memory of deceased family on kol Nidre?
Fred rudman Maryland
October 3, 2014
Yom Kippur Kol Nidre schedule
I missed Kol Nidre till next year September 22, 2015 but I should be leaving my home around 5:50pm until 10:00pm and next day September 23, 2015 the day service in Congregation Ohr Torah in Woodmere and I should have the nice Cantor from Yemen as a Yemeni guy who will be the cantor from the Middle East as I will be held with Kol Nidre in the service anytime soon as the sun goes down prior to be fasting.
Anonymous North Woodmere, NY.
July 29, 2014
It's always great to know these dates ahead of time!
January 22, 2014
Yom Kippur and all Jewish holidays are observed on the same date on the Hebrew calendar, whichever secular date that coincides with applies to wherever one lives.
Chabad.org Staff mychabad.org
January 8, 2014
THE WHOLE WORLD?
IT is the same date for the whole world or just US?
Jibbe Khan Sweden
January 4, 2014
Studying the Bible it helps to know these things to put everything into perspective. Thank you.