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What’s Different About Yom Kippur in Israel?">What’s Different About Yom Kippur in Israel?

Posted September 21st, 2015

There’s nothing quite like the High Holidays – or, as the locals call them, the chagim – in Israel.

 

Generally considered the most important holiday of the year, Yom Kippur is a particularly unique day to spend in Israel. Here are just four ways in which Yom Kippur is different in Israel:

 

1. The Country Practically Shuts Down

 

Shvilim - Knowledge Leadership Experience

Program Description

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Action / Volunteering 
  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-22 
  • Language:
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  • Organizer:
  • Midreshet Hashiluv Natur 
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  • Shvilim - Knowledge Leadership Experience 
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Midreshet Emunah v'Omanut

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  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
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  • Age:
  • 17-22 
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Rinas Bais Yaakov

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  • Meals:
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Compuskills - Mesilot

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  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
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Jewessence

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Jewessence is a semester long retreat where each participant gets to discover her ABCs: Who I AM, Where I BELONG, and how I can CONTRIBUTE to the Jewish people. Uniquely designed as a post beginner learning program, Jewessence caters to women who may not feel ready for a seminary experience, or who may not wish to go to seminary, but are inspired and would like to continue exploring her heritage.
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  • Jerusalem Fellowships 
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Beer Moshe And Miriam

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Binas Bais Yaakov

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  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-20 
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  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Pninim Seminary 
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  • Binas Bais Yaakov 
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  • $ 22900 
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Keser Chaya

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  • Pninim Seminary 
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  • $ 22900 
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Bnos Avigail

Program Description

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  • Keywords:
  • Education, Jewish Studies, Spirituality 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-19 
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  • English 
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  • Neve Yerushalayim 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Bnos Avigail 
  • Price:
  • $ 23500 
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  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 05,2017 - June 06,2018  Apply to this program