Arguably the most important Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur is the “Day of Atonement,” on which Jewish people fast and atone for their behavior in the previous year. Together with Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year), which falls seven days earlier, Yom Kippur bookends the High Holy Days.
Yom Kippur Term Timeline in The Color of Water
The timeline below shows where the term Yom Kippur appears in The Color of Water. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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