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

History and Etymology for Simhath Torah

Hebrew śimḥath tōrāh rejoicing of the Torah

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“Simhath Torah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Simhath%20Torah. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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