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Simchath Torah

[sim-khahs tawr-uh, tohr-uh; Sephardic Hebrew seem-khaht taw-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew sim-khahs toh-ruh, toi-ruh, -khuh s] /ˈsɪm xɑs ˈtɔr ə, ˈtoʊr ə; Sephardic Hebrew simˈxɑt tɔˈrɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsɪm xɑs ˈtoʊ rə, ˈtɔɪ rə, -xəs/
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Simchath Torah

/simˈxɑt tɔrˈɑː; ˈsimxɑs ˈtɑʊrɔ/
a Jewish festival celebrated immediately after Sukkoth on Tishri 23 (in Israel, Tishri 22) to mark the completion of the annual cycle of Torah readings and its immediate recommencement
Word Origin
from Hebrew śimhath tōrāh, literally: celebration of the Torah
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