JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RE: Slichas Night? #general

Gershon Markowitz <gershontikunim@...>

I wouldn't quite call it the saddest day of the year;
The 9th of Av carries that title.



I asked when she was born. "I was born on Slichas night, the saddest
day of the Jewish year." Her actual birth date was 4 sept 1921. Did I hear
her wrong? What is slichas (besides that it means "forgive me" or "excuse