Leil Selichot 2016 / סליחות 5776
Leil Selichot (Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays) for Hebrew Year 5776 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
|Leil Selichot 2013||25 Elul 5773|
|Leil Selichot 2014||25 Elul 5774|
|Leil Selichot 2015||21 Elul 5775|
|Leil Selichot 2016||21 Elul 5776|
|Leil Selichot 2017||25 Elul 5777|
|Leil Selichot 2018||21 Elul 5778|
|Leil Selichot 2019||21 Elul 5779|
|Leil Selichot 2020||23 Elul 5780|
- 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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