Definition of Simhat 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 Simhat Torah

Silvius
Silybum
Silybum marianum
Simarouba
Simarouba amara
Simarouba glauca
Simaroubaceae
Simba
Simbirsk
Simbu virus
Simchas Torah
Simchat Torah
Simenon
Simeon
Simferopol
Simhat Torah (current term)
Simhath Torah
Simian Virus 40
Simmonds' disease
Simmons
Simmons' citrate medium
Simmons-Smith reaction
Simnel Sunday
Simolean
Simoleans
Simoleon
Simon
Simon's sign
Simon Bolivar

Literary usage of Simhat Torah

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1. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1915)
"At the times of rejoicing, Simhat Torah and Purim, all the villagers unite in celebrating them. The festive table is not spread in the houses, ..."

2. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1915)
"At the times of rejoicing, Simhat Torah and Purim, all the villagers unite in celebrating them. The festive table is not spread in the houses, ..."

3. The Jewish Religion Ethically Presented by Henry Pereira Mendes (1905)
"**The day following is Simhat Torah, or Rejoicing of the Law. (See Chap. xvii. No. 1r) BIBLE QUOTATIONS. 1. The fifteenth dr.y of this seventh month shall ..."

4. Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1911)
"... in 1846, he voted^to abolish the last day of Passover and Simhat Torah, the latter being unnecessary since ..."

5. Jewish Theology: Systematically and Historically Considered by Kaufmann ( Kohler (1918)
"... 350 Simeon ben Yohai, 163, 349 Simhat Torah, 464 Simla!, R., 27, 287, 319, 356 Simon the Just, 345, 357 Sin, 231-345 Sin, Original, 221-223, '44 Sinai, ..."

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