When is Simchat Torah 2019?

Simchat Torah 2019 will begin in the evening of Monday 21st Oct, 2019 (21/10/2019) and ends in the nightfall of Tuesday 22nd Oct, 2019 (22/10/2019).

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 1829 days
Simchat Torah 2023SaturdayOct 7th in 1446 days
Simchat Torah 2022MondayOct 17th in 1091 days
Simchat Torah 2021TuesdaySep 28th in 707 days
Simchat Torah 2020SundayOct 11th in 355 days
Simchat Torah 2019TuesdayOct 22nd Today
Simchat Torah 2018TuesdayOct 2nd 384 days ago
Simchat Torah 2017FridayOct 13th 738 days ago
Simchat Torah 2016TuesdayOct 25th 1091 days ago
Simchat Torah 2015TuesdayOct 6th 1476 days ago
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Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Oct 21, 2019
End DateNightfall: Oct 22, 2019
When? Starts Today
Duration1 Day
Type Jewish Holidays

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