Definition of Simchas Torah

1. 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.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simchas Torah

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Silverstein
Silvery River
Silvia
Silvia atricapilla
Silvius
Silybum
Silybum marianum
Simarouba
Simarouba amara
Simarouba glauca
Simaroubaceae
Simba
Simbirsk
Simbu virus
Simchas Torah (current term)
Simchat Torah
Simenon
Simeon
Simferopol
Simhat Torah
Simhath Torah
Simian Virus 40
Simmonds' disease
Simmons
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Simmons-Smith reaction
Simnel Sunday
Simolean
Simoleans

Literary usage of Simchas Torah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Book of Jewish Verse by Joseph Friedlander, George Alexander Kohut (1917)
"O great and happy feast-day, Simchas-Torah! High above your head thy bright star flashes To win such a feast-day, one such feast-day, Ten we spend fasting ..."

2. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1907)
"... Division and Ashland Avs. Org. Simchas Torah, 1902 I'res.. M. Glick, 5 Lincoln; Treas., Jos. ..."

3. Journal of Theological Studies (1903)
"J. L, Gordon Simchas Torah (translated from the Yiddish)—M. SELIGSOHN The Hebrew-Persian MSS. of the British Museum—M. ..."

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