Simchat Torah for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Monday, October 1st ending at sundown on Tuesday, October 2.
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.
Tuesday, October 2nd is day number 275 of the 2018 calendar year with -8 months, -23 days until Simchat Torah 2018.
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 2018 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 1 - Mon||Shemini Atzeret 2018||Jewish||-267|
|Oct 1 - Mon||Child Health Day 2018||Observance||-267|
|Oct 2 - Tues||Simchat Torah 2018||Jewish||-266|
|Oct 8 - Mon||Columbus Day 2018||Federal Holiday||-260|
|Oct 9 - Tues||Leif Erikson 2018||Observance||-259|
|Oct 9 - Tues||Navratri 2018||Hindu||-259|
|Oct 16 - Tues||Boss's Day 2018||Observance||-252|
|Oct 18 - Thurs||Dussehra 2018||Hindu||-250|
|Oct 31 - Wed||Halloween 2018||Observance||-237|