Simhath Torah

noun Sim·hath To·rah
variants: or Simhat Torah or Simchas Torah or Simchath Torah or Simchat Torah \ˈsimḵäˈstōrə\

Definition of Simhath Torah

: a festival observed on the 23d of Tishri in celebration of the completion of the Pentateuchal readings in the annual cycle

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Origin and Etymology of simhath torah

Hebrew śimḥath tōrāh rejoicing of the Torah


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