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When is Yom Kippur in 2016?

When is Yom Kippur in 2016?


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.

See also:

When is Rosh Hashanah in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?
When is Sukkot in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?
When is Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?
When is Chanukah in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?
When is Purim in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?
When is Passover in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?
When is Shavuot in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?
When is the Ninth of Av in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?

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Mrs. Chana Benjaminson October 11, 2016

The memorial candle is lit before candle lighting today (erev Yom Kippur) and is lit for the entire Yom Kippur. Gmar chatima tova. Reply

Anonymous Israel October 11, 2016

When do we light the memorial candle for the families deaths on Yom Kipur? Reply

Michael October 10, 2016

Thanks Reply

Annie UK October 4, 2016

It's the timings we want to know Reply

Fred rudman Maryland October 1, 2016

Do you light candles in memory of deceased family on kol Nidre? Reply

Anonymous North Woodmere, NY. October 3, 2014

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. Reply

Jordan July 29, 2014

It's always great to know these dates ahead of time! Reply Staff 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. Reply

Jibbe Khan Sweden January 8, 2014

IT is the same date for the whole world or just US? Reply

Howie USA January 4, 2014

Studying the Bible it helps to know these things to put everything into perspective. Thank you. Reply

Anonymous SE USA December 6, 2013

Great website. Reply

Mrs. Chana Benjaminson September 11, 2013

In this case, Yom Kippur supersedes Shabbat so we do not make kiddush nor the blessing on challah, nor do we eat or drink anything else. We do eat two full meals on Friday before the start of the fast. For more information please see: Fasting when Yom Kippur is on Shabbat Reply

Matti Goldschmidt Munich (Germany) September 11, 2013

What happens with the day of rest (Shabbos) when Yom Kippur falls on a shabbes like this (and the following) year? Reply

Anonymous September 5, 2013

Do they ever skip their leap year? Reply

Mrs. Chana Benjaminson August 25, 2013

Times vary from city to city and town to town, to find times for your location please go to this link. Reply

Anonymous los angeles August 23, 2013

It would help if you could say what time it starts and ends! Reply

NedaDimanova August 7, 2013

Thank you! Reply

Connie Green Cincinnati, OH United States September 25, 2012

Thank you for having a online site like this Reply Staff May 16, 2012

Hi, you can find information on Yom Kippur at thislink. Reply

Anonymous Delaware May 16, 2012

please send info. on this subject...peace... Reply