Origin of Yom Kippur
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They strictly observed the dietary laws, and solemnized the festivals, and the fast of Yom-Kippur, which they called Ashura.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
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Word Origin for Yom Kippur
Word Origin and History for yom kippur
Jewish holiday, 1854, from Mishnaic Hebrew yom kippur (in Biblical Hebrew, yom kippurim), literally "day of atonement," from yom "day" + kippur "atonement, expiation."