Selichot of Tefilat Yom Kippur
Depending on the custom, Selichot prayers are said before Shacharit each morning, as early as the start of Elul. Selichot also make up major parts of the Yom Kippur service, specifically during Kol Nidrei and Ne’ilah. Join Rabbi Chaim Brovender as he explores the deeper meaning behind the selichot of Yom Kippur, how they differ from those of the previous weeks, and why they are an important addition to the tefilah.
Rabbi Chaim Brovender is the Rosh Yeshiva of WebYeshiva and President of ATID - The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education, in Jerusalem. He was the founding Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hamivtar and Michlelet Bruria (today, Midreshet Lindenbaum) where he pioneered the teaching of Gemara to students for whom the Talmud had been a closed book. For over forty years he has been a leading force in teaching Torah in Israel and enabling his students to "learn how to learn" according to the renowned "Brovender Method."