“G’mar chatima tova” is the customary greeting on Yom Kippur. In English, it means “May you be sealed in the Book of Life.”
According to Jewish tradition, one's fate is decided on Rosh Hashanah and sealed on Yom Kippur.
Yom Kippur for Hebrew Year 5782 begins at sundown tonight, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 and ends at nightfall on Thursday, September 16, 2021.
Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר or יום הכיפורים), also known as Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jews. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Those of the Jews faith traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services. Yom Kippur completes the annual period known in Judaism as the High Holy Days.