Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Origins Of Yom Kippur Is Found In 400 BCE

Sep 29, 2017 | | 2 comments

“Thus, it seems that the three biblical mentions of the Day of Atonement (Numbers 29:7-11, Leviticus 16:1-34, and Leviticus 23:26-32) were inserted by priests during the Second Temple period to validate new rites added to purify the Temple in advance of the most important holiday in the Jewish calendar at the time, Sukkot. The priests […more]