Michael Ochs, whose music has been performed by Josh Groban, wrote the song.Video/92nd Street Y

Yom Kippur, a day of atonement in the Jewish religion, begins on Tuesday and the 92nd Street Y is taking the opportunity to refresh Americans who have abandoned religious affiliations.

For the Jewish high holidays, the 92nd Street Y released a #NewYearPrayer, a video posted on Facebook that has5.6 million Facebook views,131,568 shares, 38 thousand likes and 4,700 comments.

According to a spokesman for the 92nd Street Y, the song was written by Michael Ochs, whose music has been performed by pop singer Josh Groban.

A Pew ResearchCenter study found that religious affiliation is dropping withMillennialsat the helm of a growing number of unaffiliated people.


Another Pew study found that one in five Jewish people do not consider themselves religious and a quarter of the people polled said they go to synagogue twice a month to not at all.

You can get a live stream of Yom Kippur services here.

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