Simchat Torah 1775 / שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה 5536

Day of Celebrating the Torah ✡️

Simchat Torah for Hebrew Year 5536 began on and ended on .

Prayer shawl (tallit) with Torah scroll in a synagogue

Simchat Torah or Simḥath Torah (also Simkhes Toreh, Hebrew: שִׂמְחַת תורָה, lit., “Rejoicing with/of the Torah,”) is a celebration marking the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle. Simchat Torah is a component of the Biblical Jewish holiday of Shemini Atzeret (“Eighth Day of Assembly”), which follows immediately after the festival of Sukkot in the month of Tishrei (mid-September to early October on the Gregorian calendar).

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Dates for Simchat Torah

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Simchat Torah 1772 23 Tishrei 5533
Simchat Torah 1773 23 Tishrei 5534
Simchat Torah 1774 23 Tishrei 5535
Simchat Torah 1775 23 Tishrei 5536
Simchat Torah 1776 23 Tishrei 5537
Simchat Torah 1777 23 Tishrei 5538
Simchat Torah 1778 23 Tishrei 5539
Simchat Torah 1779 23 Tishrei 5540

Tanakh

Simchat Torah / שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12; Genesis 1:1-2:3; Numbers 29:35-30:1

  1. 1: Deuteronomy 33:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Deuteronomy 33:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Deuteronomy 33:13-17 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Deuteronomy 33:18-21 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Deuteronomy 33:22-26 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Deuteronomy 33:27-34:12 · 15 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Genesis 1:1-2:3 · 34 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: Numbers 29:35-30:1 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Joshua 1:1-18 · 18 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Simchat Torah" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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