Monday June 17, 2019

Simchat Torah 2014


Children reading the scrolls.Children reading the scrolls.

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)

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

October 2014 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 3Day of Arafat 2014Muslim-1719
Oct 3Dussehra 2014Hindu-1719
Oct 4Eid al-Adha 2014Muslim-1718
Oct 4Yom Kippur 2014Jewish-1718
Oct 6Child Health Day 2014Observance-1716
Oct 9Leif Erikson 2014Observance-1713
Oct 9Sukkot 2014Jewish-1713
Oct 13Columbus Day 2014Federal Holiday-1709
Oct 16Shemini Atzeret 2014Jewish-1706
Oct 17Simchat Torah 2014Jewish-1705
Oct 16Boss's Day 2014Observance-1706
Oct 22Diwali 2014Hindu -1700
Oct 24Muharram 2014Muslim-1698
Oct 31Halloween 2014Observance-1691

Simchat Torah by Year



CalendarDate.com