Simchat Torah 2030 / שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה 5791

Day of Celebrating the Torah ✡️

Simchat Torah for Hebrew Year 5791 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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 2027 23 Tishrei 5788
Simchat Torah 2028 23 Tishrei 5789
Simchat Torah 2029 23 Tishrei 5790
Simchat Torah 2030 23 Tishrei 5791
Simchat Torah 2031 23 Tishrei 5792
Simchat Torah 2032 23 Tishrei 5793
Simchat Torah 2033 23 Tishrei 5794
Simchat Torah 2034 23 Tishrei 5795

Tanakh

Erev Simchat Torah / עֶרֶב שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 33:1-17

  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 ·

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
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
“Simchat Torah” in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary

The Jewish Holidays
by Michael Strassfeld

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