The Book of Jonah is read in the synagogue on the afternoon of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, the sacred Day of Atonement. Why, of all books in the Bible, this book this most holy day?
Editors Note: We hope you enjoyed yesterday’s devotion from Unlocking the Secrets of the Feasts. If you didn’t get a chance to read Part here it is. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement began last night, the and it continues through this evening.
66 Ways God Loves You: Book by Book - Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) starts from sunset today. While we prepare for fasting or quiet contemplation on this day to reflect on sin and forgiveness, let's not forget God's enormous love for us and the Bible is
“For Jews who have lived through the Yom Kippur War, the holiest of the High Holy days will never be the same. For us, it stands not only as a day of atonement but as day of gratitude to God for the miracle of survival.