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.
Sunday, October 11th is day number 285 of the 2020 calendar year with 1 year, 3 months, 23 days until Simchat Torah 2020.
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 2020 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3 - Sat||Sukkot 2020||Jewish||473|
|Oct 5 - Mon||Child Health Day 2020||Observance||475|
|Oct 9 - Fri||Leif Erikson 2020||Observance||479|
|Oct 10 - Sat||Shemini Atzeret 2020||Jewish||480|
|Oct 11 - Sun||Simchat Torah 2020||Jewish||481|
|Oct 12 - Mon||Columbus Day 2020||Federal Holiday||482|
|Oct 16 - Fri||Boss's Day 2020||Observance||486|
|Oct 17 - Sat||Navratri 2020||Hindu||487|
|Oct 25 - Sun||Dussehra 2020||Hindu||495|
|Oct 29 - Thurs||The Prophet's Birthday 2020||Muslim||499|
|Oct 31 - Sat||Halloween 2020||Observance||501|