DAY OF ATONEMENT

A Day of Atonement is a ritual occasion of prayer and confession during which a community recalls its disobedience and wrongdoing. Among Christians such an occasion is known as a Day of Penitence. Among Jews Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement; its origins in ancient Israel are described in Leviticus 16 and 23:26-32.

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