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Lot #    27805
Auction End Date    9/14/2010 10:54:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Selihot
Title (Hebrew)    סליחות
Author    [Liturgy]
City    Vilna (Vilnius)
Publisher    יוסף ראובן ראם
Publication Date    1855
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   73 ff., 4°, 240:190 mm., age and use staining, nice margins. A very good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.
   Following the rites of Lithuania, Reisen, and Zamut with a Yiddish translation.The selihot are set in square vocalized type, the translation in Waberish fonts.

Selihot are a special order of service consisting of non-statutory additional prayers which are recited on all fast days, on occasions of special intercession and during the Penitential season which begins before Rosh HaShanah and concludes with the Day of Atonement. The word selihah means forgiveness, and in the singular is used to indicate a piyyut whose subject is a plea for forgiveness for sins.

Paragraph 2    כמנהג ליטא. רייסין. וזאמוט... מיט טייטש [!, באותיות צו"ר]...
   CD-EPI 0307645
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica