Yom Kippur – The Jewish High Holy Day

On Wednesday October 9, the Jewish people celebrate the high holy day of Yom Kippur, a fast day beginning at the night until the next evening 24 hours.  On the day of Yom Kippur the whole Jewish nation would gather in Jerusalem at the holy temple for the ceremonies and prayers.  One of the miracles of the Holy temple was that the whole nation of all the men of Israel were able to fit in the four corners of the temple and worship together include prostrating themselves on the ground.  Yom Kippur is a one day high holiday representing the faith in the one God the creator of the universe.