Definition of Simhath 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 Simhath Torah

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

Literary usage of Simhath Torah

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1. The Ethics of the Fathers by Alexander Kohut (1920)
"... each day.17 In this connection, an ancient writer asks: " How has it come to pass that Simhath Torah is celebrated at the end of the Sukkoth festival, ..."

2. The Ethics of the Fathers by Alexander Kohut (1920)
"... each day.17 In this connection, an ancient writer asks: " How has it come to pass that Simhath Torah is celebrated at the end of the Sukkoth festival, ..."

3. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1919)
"... and the "bridegroom of the Law" on the "Day of Rejoicing of the Law (Simhath Torah)" when they are called up in the synagogue to the reading of the Law. ..."

4. A Manual for Teaching Biblical History by Eugene Kohn (1917)
"The liturgy for Simhath Torah contains the words, " Moses died. Who shall not die ? " The sentiment that the teacher should seek to arouse by this lesson is ..."

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