Central Slichot in Hebron 2022 with Chief Rabbis

Hall of Isaac and Rebecca will be open for musical, inspirational service.

23.9.22, 16:12
On Sunday October 2, 2022 the annual communal slichot event with the chief rabbis of Israel will take place at the Tomb of Machpela in Hebron. The Hall of Isaac and Rebecca will be open, one of the 10 times a year it is accessible. Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi David Lau and Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef will lead services.

10:30pm – 11:30pm – Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, chief rabbi of Tzfat, will lead a music slichot service with singer Rabbi Uriel Saeed.

11:30pm – Slichot sermons from chief rabbis and main prayer services.

Also attending will be Rabbi Hillel Horowitz, Eliyahu Libman, head of the Kiryat Arba Community Council, Amitai Cohen, head of the Religious Council of the Tomb of Machpela, and other local leaders. Thousands are expected.

The tradition of visiting Hebron during the Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur was started by the venerated Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, who served as Israel's Sephardic chief rabbi from 1983 to 1993.
Slichot, or forgiveness, are special prayers recited before the High Holidays and during the Ten Days of Repentance. Throughout the preceding month of Elul, thousands flocked to the holy city as well.
For transportation information and more details call 02-996-5333.
On Saturday night, September 24th/25th, a midnight musical slichot service with famous Israeli singer Kobi Peretz will be held outside the Tomb of Machpela. He will be joined by popular musician Ben Snof.
On Thursday Sep. 29th, the annual Women's Gathering will take place. For more information click here
To order the Hebron Fund 2022-2023 artist's calendar click here.

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