When is Simchat Torah 2017?

Simchat Torah 2017 started on the evening of Thursday 12th Oct, 2017 (12/10/2017) and ended in the nightfall of Friday 13th Oct, 2017 (13/10/2017).

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 758 days
Simchat Torah 2023SaturdayOct 7th in 375 days
Simchat Torah 2022MondayOct 17th in 20 days
Simchat Torah 2021TuesdaySep 28th 363 days ago
Simchat Torah 2020SundayOct 11th 715 days ago
Simchat Torah 2019TuesdayOct 22nd 1070 days ago
Simchat Torah 2018TuesdayOct 2nd 1455 days ago
Simchat Torah 2017FridayOct 13th 1809 days ago
Simchat Torah 2016TuesdayOct 25th 2162 days ago
Simchat Torah 2015TuesdayOct 6th 2547 days ago
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Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Oct 12, 2017
End DateNightfall: Oct 13, 2017
When? Ended 1809 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Jewish Holidays

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