Yom Kipur, Yom Kipper
- day of atonement, arguably the most important day on the Jewish calendar
- "Yom Kippur is on Shabbat this year."
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Pronounced Yom kee-PUHR or Yom KIP-per. The date is the tenth of the month Tishrei
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