Leil Selichot 2111 / סליחות 5871

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays 🕍

Leil Selichot for Hebrew Year 5871 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 2108 25 Elul 5868
Leil Selichot 2109 25 Elul 5869
Leil Selichot 2110 21 Elul 5870
Leil Selichot 2111 23 Elul 5871
Leil Selichot 2112 25 Elul 5872
Leil Selichot 2113 21 Elul 5873
Leil Selichot 2114 21 Elul 5874
Leil Selichot 2115 25 Elul 5875


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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