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Yom Kippur Slichot at the Kotel

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Yom Kippur Slichot at the Kotel

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Basic Information

Location 31°46′36″N 35°14′3E
Date 2013/09/13 - 2013/09/14
Recurring Event: yes
Country Israel
City Jerusalem
Address Western Wall

Tourist Information

Free entry yes
Suitable for kids yes
Handicap accessibility no
Yearly event yes
Website http://judaism.about.com/od/jerusalem/ss/yk_selichot.htm


Summary

Slihot is a general term for psalms, prayers and poetry that have the reoccurring theme of remorse and threnody for the destruction of the temple and prayers for salvation. The main Slihot usually occur the evening before Yom Kippur eve.


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