Leil Selichot 1918 / סליחות 5678

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5678 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 1915 25 Elul 5675
Leil Selichot 1916 25 Elul 5676
Leil Selichot 1917 21 Elul 5677
Leil Selichot 1918 23 Elul 5678
Leil Selichot 1919 25 Elul 5679
Leil Selichot 1920 21 Elul 5680
Leil Selichot 1921 21 Elul 5681
Leil Selichot 1922 23 Elul 5682


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