Leil Selichot 1844 / סליחות 5604

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5604 occurred on .

Selichot or slichot (Hebrew: סליחות) are Jewish penitential poems and prayers, especially those said in the period leading up to the High Holidays, and on Fast Days. In the Ashkenazic tradition, it begins on the Saturday night before Rosh Hashanah. If, however, the first day of Rosh Hashanah falls on Monday or Tuesday, Selichot are said beginning the Saturday night prior to ensure that Selichot are recited at least four times.
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Dates for Leil Selichot

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Leil Selichot 1841 25 Elul 5601
Leil Selichot 1842 21 Elul 5602
Leil Selichot 1843 21 Elul 5603
Leil Selichot 1844 23 Elul 5604
Leil Selichot 1845 25 Elul 5605
Leil Selichot 1846 21 Elul 5606
Leil Selichot 1847 23 Elul 5607
Leil Selichot 1848 25 Elul 5608

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Selichot#Selichot of the High Holidays" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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