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Sim·chat To·rah(sēm-KHät′ tô-rä′) also Sim·chas To·rah (sĭm′KHəs tôr′ə)
A festival celebrating the completion and subsequent new beginning of the cycle of liturgical readings from the Torah, observed on the 22nd or 23rd day of Tishri.
[Hebrew śimḥat tôrâ, rejoicing in the Torah, Simchat Torah : śimḥâ, joy (from śāmēaḥ, to rejoice; see śmḫ in Semitic roots) + tôrâ, Torah; see Torah.]
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|Noun||1.||Simchat Torah - (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|
Rejoicing in the Law, Rejoicing of the Law, Rejoicing over the Law, Shimchath Torah, Simchas Torah, Simhat Torah, Simhath Torah
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
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