Meaning of Day of Atonement in English:

Day of Atonement

See synonyms for Day of Atonement

proper noun

another term for Yom Kippur
‘The high priest must remove his vestments of silver and gold when he enters into the Holy of Holies on the Day of Atonement.’
  • ‘It began on 6 October, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day of prayer and fasting in the Jewish year.’
  • ‘In Judaism, we relearn this teaching on every Yom Kippur, our Day of Atonement.’
  • ‘The events taking place at that time will foreshadow the scapegoat ritual of the Day of Atonement in Israel's sanctuary service.’
  • ‘The Day of Atonement, which is the tenth day of the seventh month of Tisri, is referred to in these words in the Third Book of Moses.’
  • ‘Sins against our neighbors will only be pardoned on the Day of Atonement when our neighbors have pardoned them first.’
  • ‘The Feast of Trumpets was to gather the people to the door of the Tabernacle to prepare for the Day of Atonement.’
  • ‘The famous question is asked: Why doesn't Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement, come before Rosh Hashana - the Day of Judgement?’
  • ‘Israel will fall silent for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.’
  • ‘School has been closed for the Jewish New Year and the Jewish Day of Atonement.’
  • ‘On Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the whole country comes to a standstill while observant Jews complete twenty-five hours of total fasting and prayer.’
  • ‘Akerman recites this text against a background of the traditional melody for Kol Nidre, a prayer for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.’
  • ‘He was so absorbed with the solemnity and awesomeness of the Day of Atonement that he did not return the greeting.’
  • ‘It is surely significant that the Levitical jubilee was to be proclaimed in Israel on the Day of Atonement.’
  • ‘Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, provides the basis for a reflection on ‘collective repentance.’’
  • ‘Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, accompanied by exuberant blowing on the ram's horn, is followed by Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, marked by fasting and prayer.’
  • ‘And also we say this prayer on the memorial service at Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.’
  • ‘Once per year, on the Day of Atonement, Aaron the high priest entered the Most Holy Place of The Tabernacle to offer ceremonial sacrifices for the forgiveness of the people.’
  • ‘His animal represented the ancient goat driven from the temple on the Day of Atonement, bearing the sins of the community.’
  • ‘The ten days between the New Year and the Day of Atonement are traditionally known as the Days of Awe.’