Leil Selichot 1988 / סליחות 5748

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5748 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 1985 21 Elul 5745
Leil Selichot 1986 23 Elul 5746
Leil Selichot 1987 25 Elul 5747
Leil Selichot 1988 21 Elul 5748
Leil Selichot 1989 23 Elul 5749
Leil Selichot 1990 25 Elul 5750
Leil Selichot 1991 21 Elul 5751
Leil Selichot 1992 21 Elul 5752

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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