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Is the Yom Kippur service over when the shofar is sounded?

Right after the shofar is blown at the end of Ne'ilah, Maariv is recited, followed by kiddush-levanah (the sanctification of the moon) ceremony,...

Why is the day after Yom Kippur called “Gu-tt’s Nuhmen”?

Gu-tts’s Nuhmen is Yiddish for “G-d’s Name.” For the ten days starting with Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur, we amend one of the...

Why do we blow the shofar at the end of the Yom Kippur service?

Bunch of answers—here’s three: 1. At the end of the Yom Kippur service, the Divine presence starts to make its way back “up” to...