Simchas Torah
noun Etymology: Hebrew śimḥath tōrāh rejoicing of the Torah Date: circa 1878 a Jewish holiday observed on the 23d of Tishri in celebration of the completion of the annual reading of the Torah

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  • Simchas Torah — noun (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah • Syn: ↑Shimchath Torah, ↑Simchat Torah, ↑Simhath Torah, ↑Simhat Torah, ↑Rejoicing over the Law,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simchat Torah — Infobox Holiday caption = holiday name = Simchat Torah official name = Hebrew: שמחת תורה nickname = Translation: Rejoicing with/of the Torah observedby = Judaism and Jews date = 23rd (in Israel 22nd) day of Tishrei celebrations = Dancing in… …   Wikipedia

  • Simhath Torah — noun (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah • Syn: ↑Shimchath Torah, ↑Simchat Torah, ↑Simhat Torah, ↑Simchas Torah, ↑Rejoicing over the Law,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simhat Torah — noun (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah • Syn: ↑Shimchath Torah, ↑Simchat Torah, ↑Simhath Torah, ↑Simchas Torah, ↑Rejoicing over the Law,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shimchath Torah — noun (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah • Syn: ↑Simchat Torah, ↑Simhath Torah, ↑Simhat Torah, ↑Simchas Torah, ↑Rejoicing over the Law,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simchat Torah — noun (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah • Syn: ↑Shimchath Torah, ↑Simhath Torah, ↑Simhat Torah, ↑Simchas Torah, ↑Rejoicing over the Law,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simhath Torah — /sɪmˌkaθ ˈtɔra/ (say sim.kahth tawrah) noun the Jewish holiday of Rejoicing over the Law, on the ninth day of Sukkoth. Also, Simchas Torah, Simchath Torah …   Australian English dictionary

  • Simhath Torah — /sim khahs tawr euh, tohr euh/; Seph. Heb. /seem khaht taw rddah /; Ashk. Heb. /sim khahs toh rddeuh, toy rddeuh, kheuhs/ a Jewish festival, celebrated on the 23rd day of Tishri, being the 9th day of Sukkoth, that marks the completion of the… …   Universalium

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  • Fête des Cabanes — Souccot Cet article traite du festival juif où l on construit des cabanes temporaires; celles ci font l objet d une entrée détaillée; pour le traité talmudique traitant de ce festival, voir Soukka (Talmud); pour le lieu dit Soukkot, voir Soukkot… …   Wikipédia en Français

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