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Simchas Torah

noun Sim·chas To·rah \ˌsim-ḵəs-ˈtȯr-ə\

Definition of Simchas Torah

  1. :  a Jewish holiday observed on the 23d of Tishri in celebration of the completion of the annual reading of the Torah

Origin and Etymology of simchas torah

Hebrew śimḥath tōrāh rejoicing of the Torah

First Known Use: circa 1878

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