Results for - Day of Atonement

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Yom Kippur aka Day of Atonement is starting at the sundown of September 22. On this day Jews can be cleansed from their sins through prayers, and rituals such as fasting, refrain from working and doing some other things. Have you heard about it before this survey?

1. Yom Kippur aka Day of Atonement is starting at the sundown of September 22. On this day Jews can be cleansed from their sins through prayers, and rituals such as fasting, refrain from working and doing some other things. Have you heard about it before this survey?

Yes
54%
1,031 votes
No
33%
630 votes
Not Applicable
12%
237 votes

2. It is also customary before the Yom Kippur to ask forgiveness from people you hurt. Do you think it is a good custom?

Yes
60%
1,136 votes
No
6%
122 votes
Undecided
14%
269 votes
Not Applicable
20%
371 votes

3. Have you ever contacted someone to say/write you are sorry a while after the situation happened?

Yes - up to a few days after
23%
430 votes
Yes - up to a year after
8%
153 votes
Yes - many years after
11%
200 votes
No, I never apologized
10%
194 votes
I am unsure
17%
324 votes
N/A
30%
576 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
21 votes

4. On the other note - have you ever voluntary fasted for 25 hours, including not drinking any fluids?

Yes
14%
257 votes
No
66%
1,251 votes
Not Applicable
21%
390 votes

5. If you answered yes to the previous question, did you feel

nausea
3%
66 votes
headache
5%
98 votes
general discomfort
7%
135 votes
lightheaded
6%
120 votes
NA
84%
1,597 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
23 votes
09/15/2015 Living 1898 28 By: dinosaur

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