Sunday November 18, 2018

Simchat Torah 2016

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

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 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 2016?

Tuesday, October 25th is the 298 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -24 days until the celebration/ observance of Simchat Torah 2016.

October 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 1 - SatNavratri 2016Hindu-779
Oct 1 - SatMuharram 2016Muslim-779
Oct 3 - MonChild Health Day 2016Observance-777
Oct 3 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2016 Jewish-777
Oct 9 - SunLeif Erikson 2016Observance-771
Oct 10Dussehra 2016Hindu-770
Oct 12 - WedAshura 2016Muslim-768
Oct 12 - Wed Yom Kippur 2016 Jewish-768
Oct 10 - Mon Columbus Day 2016Federal Holiday-770
Oct 17 - MonBoss's Day 2016Observance-763
Oct 17 - MonSukkot 2016Jewish-763
Oct 24Shemini Atzeret 2016Jewish-756
Oct 25Simchat Torah 2016Jewish-755
Oct 30 - SunDiwali 2016Hindu -750
Oct 31 - Mon Halloween 2016 Observance-749

Simchat Torah by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016