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September 03, 1971 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-09-03

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Selihot and the Days of Awe

BY CHARLES REISMAN
The current Hebrew month, Elul,
is part of a period called the Days
of Awe.
During this period, Jews through-
out the world start preparing for
the days of judgment, Rosh Ha-
shana and Yom Kippur, by the
blowing of the Shofar and by the
saying of Selihot.
During this month, the shofar
is blown every day after the morn-
ing service, except for Rosh Ha-
shana eve.
This is done "to help remind
people that they should start look-
ing over their past actions," ex-
plained Rabbi Chaskel Grubner of
the Council of Orthodox Rabbis.

said at midnight because that was
when King David used to say spe-
cial prayers.
Although Selihot is said once a
day in most places, Sephardic
Jews say it morning and eve-
evenings. The Sephardic Jews also
have a custom of starting to say
Selihot from the beginning of Elul.
In the Reform movement, Selihot
services are being held in an in-
creasing number of temples.
Frank Simons, administrator at
Temple Israel, one of the few
Reform congregations in Detroit
that will hold Selihot services this
year, believes that "this is part
of an over-all trend toward more
in the way of tradition by liberal
Reform congregations."

During the period that starts
as early as a week and a half
to four days before Rosh Ho-
shana and continues up until
Yom Kippur, Selihot prayers
that ask for forgiveness are
said. This year it will start Sept.
12, a week before Rosh Hashana.

"Liberal," he explained, "in
the sense that we feel that per-
haps Reform went too far in
disregarding previous practices."

Robert Burke to [[Ted
Miss Lynn Greenberg

However, Simons emphasized
that liberal Reform congregations
are still part of the Reform move-
' ment.
Other traditional customs during
Rabbi Gr ubner said: "The
Selihot service was originally the Days of Awe are the addition
formulated by the Anshei Knesset of the prayer L'Dovid Hashem, the
(the Men of the Great Assembly) 27th Psalm, to the morning and
evening service and the breaking
about 2,400 years ago.
of some vows by a Beth Din, a
"However. most of the text that court of three people.
is used today - was written by
Gaonim and Rishonim (scholars)
in the 10th and 11th centuries."
In some communities Selihot is
ga g ements

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organizations and religious coun-
cils in Jerusalem, Jan. 942. Rabbi
Joseph Karasick, president, called
upon affiliated congregations in the
U.S. and Canada to appoint their

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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