Yom Kippur: When your birthday falls on the holiest Jewish fast day

In general, feelings toward having a birthday on Yom Kippur range from relative indifference to downright disdain.

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The loneliness of the long-distance Yom Kippur faster - opinion

I am curious what I might learn if I were to push myself past my comfort zone. Certainly, Yom Kippur does that.


Yom Kippur: Tips and tricks for an easy and safe fast

How do you prepare the body hours before a fast? What should you break the fast with? What foods make you more thirsty?

By Walla!

Yom Kippur: Break the fast at home with bagels, cream cheese, lox

If you’re feeling ambitious, you can elevate that traditional bagel-based meal by making it from scratch with one of these recipes by Jewish influencer chef Eitan Bernath.

Yom Kippur: What is the Day of Atonement, the holiest Jewish holiday? - explainer

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in Judaism and is a 25-hour long day of fasting and praying.


Pascale’s Kitchen: Post-fast treats

This year, I’m bringing you four recipes for cookies, cake and jam that you can eat immediately after the Yom Kippur fast ends. 

MDA prepares for Yom Kippur, adds new emergency calls plan

Every year, thousands of people require the services of MDA during Yom Kippur because of the heat, fasting, dehydration, injuries on bikes and more.


Who should and who shouldn't fast on Yom Kippur?

Healthcare provider Meuhedet has published its medical instructions regarding people with medical conditions fasting on Yom Kippur.

My Word: Food for thought on Yom Kippur

I find it hard to swallow my disgust at the Yom Kippur lunch. The right to keep Yom Kippur is too precious to be distorted in this way.

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