Watch: Selichot at the Cave of the Patriarchs

Selichot services ahead of Yom Kippur attended by the Chief Rabbis of Israel and Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 12:53 AM

Tens of thousands gather for Selichot prayers at Western Wall

Mayor of Jerusalem Moshe Lion joins Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, Western Wall chief rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch for selichot prayers at Western WallArutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2019, 12:17 PM

LA’s Iranian Jews enjoy first musical selichot performance

Watch: Hundreds of Iranian Jews in LA gather for special musical Selichot prayer service.Karmel Melamed, 10/4/2019, 7:51 AM

Watch: Selichot at Cave of the Patriarchs

Cave in Hevron filled to the max as Israeli singers Kobi Peretz and Ben Snof lead selichot prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 9:50 AM

Watch: Selichot at the Western Wall

Thousands participated in Selichot at the Western Wall, including Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, singer Ishay Ribo and others.Uzi Baruch, 10/3/2019, 1:04 AM

Watch: Hundreds of soldiers gather for selichot

Soldiers participate in evening of preparation for High Holidays in J'lem with 'Tzalash' organization.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2019, 10:24 AM

More than 1,000 pray at Joseph's Tomb

1,250 worshipers arrive at the Tomb of Joseph for a Selichot prayer service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 3:58 AM

Watch: Why do a million Israelis flock to Jerusalem's Old City?

Arutz Sheva joins a Selichot tour to take a look at an attraction that has seen skyrocketing popularity.Tzvi Lev, 9/18/2018, 4:51 PM

Watch: Yom Kippur eve prayers at the Kotel

Thousands at the Western Wall plaza for Selichot on the eve of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2018, 12:42 AM

Photos: Selichot at the Kotel

Thousands of people attend Selichot prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2018, 6:28 AM

Thousands attend selichot at Western Wall

Thousands of men and women from all over Israel attend central selichot prayers at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2018, 9:15 AM

Protests after Eyal Golan slated to appear at 'Selichot' event

Feminist groups say Israeli singer who was involved in scandal with underage girls shouldn't appear with Chief Rabbi at Selichot event.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 4:58 PM

Avraham Fried in Mount of Olives 'Selichot' performance

Hasidic singer to host Kobi Aflalo and Shuli Rand in two special performances for month of Elul. 'Returning security to Mount of Olives.'Mordechai Sones, 8/23/2018, 9:56 AM

Photos: Selichot at the Western Wall

Tens of thousands gather to recite Selichot at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 2:24 AM

Culture Minister: We are nothing without G-d

Thousands participate in inspirational evening and selichot prayers at the Western Wall.Ido Ben Porat, 9/28/2017, 10:45 AM

Watch: Selichot prayers at the President's Residence

Singer Yonatan Razel leads selichot prayers at the President Rivlin's residence in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 9/28/2017, 8:16 AM

Selichot prayers closest to Temple Mount

Thousand of Jews in monthly procession around Temple Mount gates.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2017, 7:22 PM

Why do Ashkenazim start Selichot on Motzei Shabbat?

In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi asks: why do Ashkenazim always start Selichot on Motzei Shabbat? The answer is connected to happiness and optimism.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 9/15/2017, 12:25 PM

Mass 'selichot' prayers at Western Wall - in pictures

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar joins thousands of worshippers in mass selichot prayers at Western Wall days ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Shlomi Cohen, 9/15/2017, 9:16 AM

Watch: Haredi soldiers at the Western Wall

Netzah Yehuda soldiers visit Jerusalem for spiritually uplifting day ahead of Rosh Hashannah.Uzi Baruch, 9/4/2017, 7:58 AM

WATCH: Special concert in Tel Aviv synagogue

Tel Aviv's Great Synagogue holds special concert with top cantors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2017, 1:30 PM

WATCH: Year's first selichot held at Western Wall

Thousands of Sephardim hold year's first 'selichot' ceremony at Western Wall.Hezki Baruch, 8/24/2017, 12:56 PM

'Young man, why do you sleep?'

Ido Portal and Roi Amir perform classic emotional prayers asking G-d for forgiveness recited ahead of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.Tzvi Lev, 8/24/2017, 10:13 AM

Female cantor billed at city-sponsored selichot

Director of Jerusalem municipality culture department adds a female cantor to selichot event after pressure from city council members.Yoel Domb, 10/6/2016, 11:53 AM

Watch: Selichot night with singer Yitzchak Meir

First night of Selichot in the Yeshurun synagogue in Jerusalem with singer and songwriter Yitzchak Meir accompanied by instruments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2016, 8:51 AM

100,000 Attend Selichot at the Kotel

Jews from across the religious and demographic spectrum gathered in Jerusalem for last penitentiary prayers before Yom Kippur.Tova Dvorin, 9/22/2015, 8:04 AM

Rivlin: Our Hold on Jerusalem Can't be Undermined

President hosts annual Selichot service, warns of hostile elements trying to deteriorate the situation in the capital.Hezki Baruch, 9/21/2015, 12:13 AM

Watch: Selichot at the Kotel

Hundreds at Selichot at the Western Wall in the presence of Chief Rabbi David Lau, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of Tzfat, ministers and MKs.Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2015, 12:36 AM

Thousands at the Kotel for First Night of Selichot

Sights and sounds: Worshipers flock to Western Wall for first night of penitential prayers leading up to High Holy Days.Eliran Aharon, 8/17/2015, 12:02 PM

Over One Million Visit Kotel Over Holidays

Huge crowds visit Jewish holy site in ten days between Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 10/5/2014, 3:38 PM

Cancelled Trip to Joseph's Tomb Sparks Outrage

Ministry of Education retracts permission for school trip to Joseph's Tomb at the eleventh hour - leaving parents and leaders livid.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 10/1/2014, 3:53 PM

Selichot at the Cave of the Patriarchs - Pictures

Thousands of Jewish worshippers flock to one of Judaism's holiest sites for pre-Yom Kippur prayers of penitence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2014, 11:46 AM

Video: Selichot in Hevron

Arutz Sheva was at the scene as thousands took part in special pre-Yom Kippur prayers in the City of the ForefathersArutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2014, 9:59 PM

Watch Live: Selichot at the Kotel

Join the special prayers for Selichot at the Western Wall plaza in Jerusalem, attended by leading rabbis and Knesset members., 9/30/2014, 12:20 AM

Thousands Recite Selichot at the Western Wall

Jewish worshippers flock to the Kotel (Western Wall) to take part in penitential prayers in the run up to Yom Kippur.Ari Soffer and Hezki Baruch, 9/10/2013, 11:04 AM

Understanding Selichot

The origin of Selichot, the history and halakha involved in their recital.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 9/2/2013, 10:17 PM

In Pictures: Prayer and Repentance at the Kotel

Saturday night marked the start of the recital of "selichot" prayers for Ashkenazic Jews throughout the world.Ari Soffer and Yoni Kempinsky, 9/1/2013, 12:21 PM

Thousands Participate in Selichot at Kotel

Tens of thousands take part in the last Selichot prayers before Yom Kippur at the Kotel (Western Wall).Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 4:14 AM

Video: Jews Shout Out to G-d at the Western Wall

Tzfat's Rabbi, Rav Shmuel Eliyahu, led a special Selichot service in the Western Wall. "We're praying to G-d by shouting out to him."Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 10/7/2011, 9:56 AM

Video: Jews Pray at the Tomb of Joseph

More than 2,000 Jews entered Kever Yosef for Selichot prayers. "May we return to Kever Yosef and increase our control here."Elad Benari & Hillel Maeir, 10/7/2011, 5:40 AM