Tuesday June 25, 2019

Simchat Torah


Jews celebrating in the streets with the sacred scrolls

The next upcoming Simchat Torah starts on sundown of Monday October 21st ending at sundown on Tuesday October 22nd, 2019.

Celebration\ Observance

This day celebrates the ending of the Torah readings for the year and people will celebrate with dancing and singing in the synagogues with the Torah scrolls taken out of the ark to be read to all attendees and celebrated with.

History

Sometime around the 16th century the tradition of taking the scrolls out on 23rd of Tishri in the evening and moving around with the scrolls and reading them became more popular with the Jewish religion.


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