Simhath Torah

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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History and Etymology for Simhath Torah

Hebrew śimḥath tōrāh rejoicing of the Torah

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“Simhath Torah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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