Leil Selichot 2034 / סליחות 5794

Leil Selichot (Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays) for Hebrew Year 5794 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

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Leil Selichot 2031 25 Elul 5791
Leil Selichot 2032 21 Elul 5792
Leil Selichot 2033 23 Elul 5793
Leil Selichot 2034 25 Elul 5794
Leil Selichot 2035 25 Elul 5795
Leil Selichot 2036 21 Elul 5796
Leil Selichot 2037 25 Elul 5797
Leil Selichot 2038 25 Elul 5798

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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