Simhath Torah

noun Sim·hath To·rah \ˈsimḵäˈstōrə\
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Simhat Torah


Simchas Torah


Simchath Torah


Simchat Torah


Definition of Simhath Torah

  1. :  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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