Monday August 19, 2019

Simchat Torah 2020


Children reading the scrolls.Children reading the scrolls.

Simchat Torah for the year 2020 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Saturday, October 10th ending at sundown on Sunday, October 11.


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 2020

Sunday, October 11th is day number 285 of the 2020 calendar year with 1 year, 1 month, 22 days until Simchat Torah 2020.


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 -321
Simchat Torah 2019 Tuesday, October 22, 2019 64
Simchat Torah 2020 Sunday, October 11, 2020 419
Simchat Torah 2021 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 772
Simchat Torah 2022 Tuesday, October 18, 2022 1156
Simchat Torah 2023 Saturday, October 07, 2023 1510


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