Simchat Torah for the year 2014 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Thursday, October 16th ending at sundown on Friday, October 17th.
Simchat Torah which means rejoicing with the Torah on the Hebrew calendar falls on 22 Tishrei (Israel) and 23 Tishrei (outside Israel). In Israel many will celebrate both Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah on the same day which happens to follow directly after the seven day holiday of Sukkot. Outside Israel many Jews will celebrate Simchat Torah the day after Shemini Atzeret is celebrated thus celebrated on 23 Tishrei.
Friday, October 17th is day number 290 of the 2014 calendar year with -4 years, -8 months, -0 days until Simchat Torah 2014.
More information on Simchat Torah. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|Name(s):||Simchat Torah, Simhat Torah, Simchas Torah, Rejoicing with the Torah|
|When:||22nd of Tishrei(Isreal) 23rd Tishrei(outside Isreal) in Hebrew Calendar|
October 2014 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3||Day of Arafat 2014||Muslim||-1719|
|Oct 3||Dussehra 2014||Hindu||-1719|
|Oct 4||Eid al-Adha 2014||Muslim||-1718|
|Oct 4||Yom Kippur 2014||Jewish||-1718|
|Oct 6||Child Health Day 2014||Observance||-1716|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2014||Observance||-1713|
|Oct 9||Sukkot 2014||Jewish||-1713|
|Oct 13||Columbus Day 2014||Federal Holiday||-1709|
|Oct 16||Shemini Atzeret 2014||Jewish||-1706|
|Oct 17||Simchat Torah 2014||Jewish||-1705|
|Oct 16||Boss's Day 2014||Observance||-1706|
|Oct 22||Diwali 2014||Hindu||-1700|
|Oct 24||Muharram 2014||Muslim||-1698|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2014||Observance||-1691|