Leil Selichot 2026 / סליחות 5786
Leil Selichot (Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays) for Hebrew Year 5786 occurs after nightfall 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 2023||23 Elul 5783|
|Leil Selichot 2024||25 Elul 5784|
|Leil Selichot 2025||20 Elul 5785|
|Leil Selichot 2026||23 Elul 5786|
|Leil Selichot 2027||23 Elul 5787|
|Leil Selichot 2028||25 Elul 5788|
|Leil Selichot 2029||21 Elul 5789|
|Leil Selichot 2030||23 Elul 5790|
- 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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