When is Simchat Torah 2023?

Simchat Torah 2023 will begin in the evening of Friday 6th Oct, 2023 (06/10/2023) and ends in the nightfall of Saturday 7th Oct, 2023 (07/10/2023).

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 694 days
Simchat Torah 2023SaturdayOct 7th in 311 days
Simchat Torah 2022MondayOct 17th 43 days ago
Simchat Torah 2021TuesdaySep 28th 427 days ago
Simchat Torah 2020SundayOct 11th 779 days ago
Simchat Torah 2019TuesdayOct 22nd 1134 days ago
Simchat Torah 2018TuesdayOct 2nd 1519 days ago
Simchat Torah 2017FridayOct 13th 1873 days ago
Simchat Torah 2016TuesdayOct 25th 2226 days ago
Simchat Torah 2015TuesdayOct 6th 2611 days ago
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Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Oct 6, 2023
End DateNightfall: Oct 7, 2023
When? Starts in 311 days
Duration1 Day
Type Jewish Holidays

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