The Day of Atonement. An annual holiday on which we repent our sins and G-d forgives them

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Buying Arba Minnim- when is the best time?

There is a discussion in the Poskim whether one should purchase Arba Minnim during the Aseres Yemei Teshuva in order to increase your Mitzvos prior to Yom Kippur or should you wait till after Yom ...
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Eating 2 meals Erev Yom Kippur

There are those that eat two Seudos on Erev Yom kippur and those that eat only one. What is the source of eating either 2 or 1?
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What exactly do you do and say when you fall Korim?

What exactly do you do and say when you fall Korim on Yom Kipur?
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Wearing Gold On Yom HaKippurim

Besides for the minhag that one should not wear jewelry on Yom HaKipurim because of the "fear of the judgment" there is also the minhag to not wear gold (even as a decoration on a tallis or kittel) ...
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How certain do I need to be that my Yom Kippur shoes are leather-free?

Okay, no leather shoes for Yom Kippur (or Tisha B'Av). I always assumed if the label said ALL MAN MADE MATERIALS or 100% CANVAS or something like that, that we could trust the label. (Would they ...
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Mikvah erev Yom kippur

Do you have an obligation to go to the mikvah erev Yom Kippur.
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Benching on yom kipper

If one must eat on yom kipper, does he make any day-specific additions during benching?