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.
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Jewish Holy Day
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Literary usage of Simchas Torah
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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. ..."