Leil Selichot 1993 / סליחות 5753

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5753 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 1990 25 Elul 5750
Leil Selichot 1991 21 Elul 5751
Leil Selichot 1992 21 Elul 5752
Leil Selichot 1993 25 Elul 5753
Leil Selichot 1994 20 Elul 5754
Leil Selichot 1995 21 Elul 5755
Leil Selichot 1996 23 Elul 5756
Leil Selichot 1997 25 Elul 5757

References

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