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Why Do We Fast on Yom Kippur?

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Why Do We Fast on Yom Kippur?

What is Yom Kippur all about? Unpack layers of meaning embedded in the requirement that we neither eat nor drink for the duration of this most holy and solemn of days.
Fasting, Yom Kippur

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Debra Hochman Medford New York via chabadofeastend.com September 25, 2020

I never knew about Moses and the Angels and the Shama prayer. No one ever told me. I never knew there was a left out prayer. Reply

Shmuel Shimshoni Hadera September 25, 2020

I've seen it explained - the difference between the fast of Yom Kippur and the fast of Tisha Be'av.
During Tisha Be'av, who can think about eating?
On Yom Kippur, who wants to eat? Reply

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