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Simhat Torah

Simhat Torah, Jewish holiday celebrated on either the 22nd or 23rd day of the Hebrew month of Tishri. It marks the end of the annual cycle of Sabbath readings from the Torah in the Jewish house of worship, the synagogue. The festival falls in September or October of the Roman calendar. The Saturday morning Torah readings recommence the Saturday after Simhat Torah.

See also: Bible; Sukkot.

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