I've Always Wondered
What Are "Selihot"? Originally Published September 7-8, 2018.

We have been hearing this word for a week now.  Selihot (סְלִיחוֹת) generically are communal penitential prayers for forgiveness.  We say them on fast days, and we say them beginning after the end of the Shabbat which is the week before Rosh Hashanah, or when Rosh Hashanah begins on a Sunday night or a Monday […]

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