Yom Kippur | All About the Holidays

The holiest day for the Jewish People, Yom Kippur, encourages a full day of reflection, atonement, and fasting. Students learn about Yom Kippur and how it is observed in Jewish culture with a short and engaging video.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the final question from the video to start a discussion or reflection essay
  • Encourage learners to write about what they would atone for if they had 24 hours to think about it
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Relates Yom Kippur to the lives of students who may or may not share the Jewish faith
  • Provides closed captions
Cons

  • None