Leil Selichot 2093 / סליחות 5853

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5853 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 2090 21 Elul 5850
Leil Selichot 2091 25 Elul 5851
Leil Selichot 2092 25 Elul 5852
Leil Selichot 2093 21 Elul 5853
Leil Selichot 2094 23 Elul 5854
Leil Selichot 2095 25 Elul 5855
Leil Selichot 2096 21 Elul 5856
Leil Selichot 2097 23 Elul 5857


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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