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Appropriate and Proper Greetings Wishes for Yom Kippur observed September 15, till September 16

Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) is the holiest day of the year for Jews. From sundown Yom Kippur eve, until nightfall the next day – Jews around the world pray in a synagogue, repent and fast from eating and drinking. Atonement and Repentance are the main themes of this holy day.

Being the holiest day of the year in Judaism, Jews observe Yom Kippur with fasting, long hours of prayers, and refrain from all sorts of worldly activities. The believers bow before their lord – asking for the forgiveness of their sins and repenting from their past transgressions.

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Yom Kippur Day is always celebrated on the tenth day of the Jewish calendar month of Tishrei. But on the Gregorian calendar, it changes dates, around September and October each year. Yom Kippur Day starts at sunset on 15 September and ends at nightfall on 16 September.

Just like any other religious day, Jews and Christians use special Yom Kippur greetings for wishing their friends and family a happy Yom Kippur. Looking for Yom Kippur Wishes, Greetings, Quotes, and Messages? This post has got you covered…

Hebrew Expressions to Wish someone Yom Kippur

The best way to greet and wish someone on Yom Kippur is saying the Hebrew greeting expression “Gmar Fatima Tova or Gmar Hatimah Tova”. This means “may you be sealed for a good year [in the Book of Life]”.

For your friends fasting on Yom Kippur, you can use this Hebrew greeting expression “Yom Kippur Tzom Kal” which means “have a great, easy Yom Kippur fast”.

Traditional Yom Kippur Greeting Phrases

Here’s a list of proper Hebrew greeting phrases for wishing Happy Yom Kippur to your loved ones. These are the most appropriate and traditional Yom Kippur Greetings.

Yom Kippur Greetings

A list of proper greetings messages and sayings for Yom Kippur. Greet your friends and family, a Happy Yom Kippur using these beautiful English greetings:

Yom Kippur Wishes For Friends and Family

A collection of best Yom Kippur wishing quotes to share with your friends and family on this Jewish holy day. Wish Yom Kippur with these wishing greetings lines:

Yom Kippur Fasting-Special Greetings

If one of your loved ones is observing a fast on Yom Kippur, greet him/her Yom Kippur with these unique fasting-related wishes greetings messages:

Yom Kippur Special Messages Captions Tweets for Facebook Twitter Instagram

Since, social media is the main medium for instantly sharing your wishing/greeting message with the world, here we have picked some nice and short Yom Kippur wishing lines to share with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram:

Heart Touching Lines for Asking Forgiveness on Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is a Day of Atonement and Repentance. On this day, are not only advised to ask God for the forgiveness of your sins but also ask your friends and family members to pardon you, if you have intentionally or unintentionally hurt anyone of them in your life. Here are some best lines for asking forgiveness on Yom Kippur:

Yom Kippur Asking for Forgiveness from a Non-Jew

If you think you may have intentionally or unintentionally hurt your non-jew friend and now looking forward to saying sorry on Yom Kippur, here are the best forgiveness quotes phrases and lines which will make your friend forgive you quickly!

Top 5 Sayings Quotes That Reflect The Significance of This Holy Day

  1. “Every Yom Kippur, Jewish tradition requires a strict spiritual inventory. You aren’t supposed to just sit around feeling guilty, but to take action in the real world to set things right” – Naomi Wolf
  2. “If [a person] were able to survey at a glance all he has done in the course of his life, what would he feel? He would be terrified at the extent of his own power” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
  3. “The entire world is God’s message of love to us. Yom Kippur is the time when we are most open to receiving this message” – Rabbi Noah Weinberg
  4. “Yom Kippur is not about personal resolutions and private reflection. It is about standing up and talking to God. It is about apologizing, about re-establishing our connection with our Creator. We must tell God who we are, where we are holding in life, and what we know needs improvement” – Rabbi Dovid Rosenfield
  5. “We should not be the same person the day after Yom Kippur that we were the day before Yom Kippur. We should be moving ahead, raising our lives to a higher level” – Rabbi Marc D. Angel

Funny Memes and Hilarious Jokes

Here are some funny Yom Kippur wishing memes and jokes, that you can share to bring smiles on people’s face on Yom Kippur:

Me: “Happy Yom Kippur, Rabbi!”

Rabbi: “Yom Kippur is a sad day, meant for atonement.”

Me: “Oh. *sad voice* Happy Yom Kippur, Rabbi.”

Yom Kippur Blessings Greetings from Gentiles: Best Wishing Quotes for Your Jewish Friends

If you have some connections with the Jewish community or want to wish your Jewish friends as a gentile, here are some sweet greetings lines to say:

Share these Day of Atonement Wishes Messages Greetings Images on Yom Kippur 2021 and observe this Holy Day in true Jewish spirit.

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