Leil Selichot 2080 / סליחות 5840

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5840 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 2077 23 Elul 5837
Leil Selichot 2078 25 Elul 5838
Leil Selichot 2079 20 Elul 5839
Leil Selichot 2080 23 Elul 5840
Leil Selichot 2081 23 Elul 5841
Leil Selichot 2082 25 Elul 5842
Leil Selichot 2083 21 Elul 5843
Leil Selichot 2084 23 Elul 5844


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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