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When is Simchat Torah 2016?

Simchat Torah 2016 started on the evening of Monday 24th Oct, 2016 (24/10/2016) and ended in the nightfall of Tuesday 25th Oct, 2016 (25/10/2016).

What is Simchat Torah?

Simchat Torah

In the Hebrew language, Simhat Torah means "The Joy of the Torah". This day is as considered one of the most beautiful days in the Jewish calendar. It marks the end of the annual reading cycle of Torah. The first section of the Book of Genesis and the last section of the Book of Deuteronomy are read successively after a festival in which people walk while carrying the scrolls of the Torah. They also sing and dance after attending the parade.

Dates for Simchat Torah from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Simchat Torah is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Simchat Torah 2024ThursdayOct 24th in 692 days
Simchat Torah 2023SaturdayOct 7th in 309 days
Simchat Torah 2022MondayOct 17th 45 days ago
Simchat Torah 2021TuesdaySep 28th 429 days ago
Simchat Torah 2020SundayOct 11th 781 days ago
Simchat Torah 2019TuesdayOct 22nd 1136 days ago
Simchat Torah 2018TuesdayOct 2nd 1521 days ago
Simchat Torah 2017FridayOct 13th 1875 days ago
Simchat Torah 2016TuesdayOct 25th 2228 days ago
Simchat Torah 2015TuesdayOct 6th 2613 days ago
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Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Oct 24, 2016
End DateNightfall: Oct 25, 2016
When? Ended 2228 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Jewish Holidays

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