Wednesday November 21, 2018

Simchat Torah 2008

Children reading the scrolls.Children reading the scrolls. Photo by: Heilicher

Simchat Torah for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Tuesday, October 21st ending at sundown on Wednesday, October 22nd.

Simchat Torah which means rejoicing the Torah is observed on 22 of Tishrei in Isreal and 23 of Tishrei outside Isreal. The day celebrates the ending of the reading of the Torah for the year with dancing and singing.

More information on Simchat Torah. (Dates, Customs and History for Simchat Torah)

Simchat Torah
Name(s):Simchat Torah, Simhat Torah, Simchas Torah, Rejoicing with the Torah
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:22nd of Tishrei(Isreal) 23rd Tishrei(outside Isreal) in Hebrew Calendar

How many days to Simchat Torah 2008?

Wednesday, October 22nd is the 295 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -30 days until the celebration/ observance of Simchat Torah 2008.

October 2008 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 2Eid al-Fitr 2008Muslim-3702
Oct 6Child Health Day 2008Observance-3698
Oct 13Columbus Day 2008Federal Holiday-3691
Oct 9Yom Kippur 2008Jewish-3695
Oct 9Leif Erikson 2008Observance-3695
Oct 9Dussehra 2008Hindu-3695
Oct 14Sukkot 2008Jewish-3690
Oct 16Boss's Day 2008Observance-3688
Oct 21Shemini Atzeret 2008Jewish-3683
Oct 22Simchat Torah 2008Jewish-3682
Oct 28Diwali 2008Hindu-3676
Oct 31Halloween 2008Observance-3673

Simchat Torah by Year

Related Holidays in 2008

Federal Holidays 2008