Sunday October 21, 2018

Simchat Torah 2017


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

Simchat Torah for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Thursday, October 12th ending at sundown on Friday, October 13.


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 2017?

Friday, October 13th is the 285 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -8 days until the celebration/ observance of Simchat Torah 2017.


October 2017 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 2 - MonChild Health Day 2017Observance-384
Oct 5 - ThursSukkot 2017Jewish-381
Oct 9 - Mon Columbus Day 2017Federal Holiday-377
Oct 9 - MonLeif Erikson 2017Observance-377
Oct 12 - ThursShemini Atzeret 2017Jewish-374
Oct 13 - FriSimchat Torah 2017Jewish-373
Oct 16 - MonBoss's Day 2017Observance-370
Oct 19 - ThursDiwali 2017Hindu -367
Oct 31 - Tues Halloween 2017 Observance-355

Simchat Torah by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Federal Holidays 2017



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