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 Erev (day before) Yom Kippur What is Yom Kippur?



Five Prohibitions

In addition to the prohibition of work, as on the Sabbath, there are five activities specifically prohibited on Yom Kippur:

  • eating and drinking,
  • anointing oneself with perfumes or lotions,
  • marital relations,
  • washing (for pleasure), and
  • wearing leather shoes.

 Erev (day before) Yom Kippur What is Yom Kippur?



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