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Yom Kippur in Argentina

Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, marks the end of the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe) and falls on the 10th day of Tishrei (Tishri), the seventh month in the Jewish calendar. Many Jewish communities engage in intense prayer and fasting.

Is Yom Kippur a Public Holiday?

Yom Kippur is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Prayer time is part of the Yom Kippur traditions.

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About Yom Kippur

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Yom Kippur Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015WedSep 23Yom KippurHebrew
2016WedOct 12Yom KippurHebrew
2017SatSep 30Yom KippurHebrew
2018WedSep 19Yom KippurHebrew
2019WedOct 9Yom KippurHebrew
2020MonSep 28Yom KippurHebrew
2021ThuSep 16Yom KippurHebrew
2022WedOct 5Yom KippurHebrew
2023MonSep 25Yom KippurHebrew
2024SatOct 12Yom KippurHebrew
2025ThuOct 2Yom KippurHebrew

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