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Simchas Torah

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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 of simchas torah

Hebrew śimḥath tōrāh rejoicing of the Torah


First Known Use: circa 1878


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