Leil Selichot 2052 / סליחות 5812

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5812 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 2049 21 Elul 5809
Leil Selichot 2050 23 Elul 5810
Leil Selichot 2051 25 Elul 5811
Leil Selichot 2052 20 Elul 5812
Leil Selichot 2053 23 Elul 5813
Leil Selichot 2054 23 Elul 5814
Leil Selichot 2055 25 Elul 5815
Leil Selichot 2056 21 Elul 5816


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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