Leil Selichot 2037 / סליחות 5797

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5797 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 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
Leil Selichot 2039 21 Elul 5799
Leil Selichot 2040 23 Elul 5800
Leil Selichot 2041 25 Elul 5801


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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The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary

The Jewish Holidays
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