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Yom Kippur

Readings for Yom Kippur
Tishrei 10, 5780
October 9, 2019

Haftarah:
Isaiah 57:14 - 58:14; Jonah 1:1 - 4:11; Micah 7:18-20
Torah Portion: Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur Torah Readings in a Nutshell

The Torah reading for Yom Kippur morning describes the service performed on this day by the Kohen Gadol (high priest) in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.

A special feature of the Yom Kippur service was the casting of lots over two he-goats — equal in age, size and appearance — to determine which shall be offered to G‑d in the Holy Temple, and which shall be dispatched to carry off the sins of Israel to the wilderness.

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