Leil Selichot 2059 / סליחות 5819

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5819 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 2056 21 Elul 5816
Leil Selichot 2057 23 Elul 5817
Leil Selichot 2058 25 Elul 5818
Leil Selichot 2059 21 Elul 5819
Leil Selichot 2060 23 Elul 5820
Leil Selichot 2061 25 Elul 5821
Leil Selichot 2062 25 Elul 5822
Leil Selichot 2063 21 Elul 5823


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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