Simchat Torah 2019 / שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה 5780

Simchat Torah (Day of Celebrating the Torah) for Hebrew Year 5780 began on and ended on .

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 2016 23 Tishrei 5777
Simchat Torah 2017 23 Tishrei 5778
Simchat Torah 2018 23 Tishrei 5779
Simchat Torah 2019 23 Tishrei 5780
Simchat Torah 2020 23 Tishrei 5781
Simchat Torah 2021 23 Tishrei 5782
Simchat Torah 2022 23 Tishrei 5783
Simchat Torah 2023 23 Tishrei 5784
Simchat Torah 2024 23 Tishrei 5785
Simchat Torah 2025 23 Tishrei 5786

Tanakh

Simchat Torah / שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה

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

Haftarah: Joshua 1:1 - 1:18

References

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