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Yom Kippur

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As Jews forgive their sins on Yom Kippur they also fast, or abstain from food for 25 hours. To celebrate, Jews have a large feast the day before Yom Kippur and during the holiday itself they go to the synagogue, or church, to pray and worship. Amish Christians have a similar tradition, called Fast Day.

  1. 1. What is a similar tradition for the Amish?
    1. a. Quake Day
    2. b. Fast Day
    3. c. Feast Day
  2. 2. How long is the Yom Kippur fast?
    1. a. 12 hours
    2. b. 25 hours
    3. c. 24 hours
  3. 3. What do Jews forgive on Yom Kippur?
    1. a. Their sins
    2. b. Their children
    3. c. Their neighbors