Friday November 22, 2019

Simchat Torah 2016


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Simchat Torah for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Monday, October 24th ending at sundown on Tuesday, October 25th.


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.

Days to the start of Simchat Torah 2016

Tuesday, October 25th is day number 299 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -28 days until Simchat Torah 2016.


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

Dates for Simchat Torah

HolidayDateDays to Go
Simchat Torah 2018 Tuesday, October 02, 2018 -417
Simchat Torah 2019 Tuesday, October 22, 2019 -32
Simchat Torah 2020 Sunday, October 11, 2020 323
Simchat Torah 2021 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 676
Simchat Torah 2022 Tuesday, October 18, 2022 1060
Simchat Torah 2023 Saturday, October 07, 2023 1414


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