Simchat Torah: Rejoicing in the Torah
The final day of the Jewish festival Sukkot is known as Simchat Torah, which literally means “Rejoicing in the Torah.” On this day, Jews mark the completion of reading through the Torah, from the first chapter of Genesis to the closing words of Deuteronomy. Then the cycle begins again. Learn more about what is Simchat Torah and how this celebration of God’s greatest gift to us — His Word.
Discover more about Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, the holidays that follow Sukkot, and bring to an end the High Holiday season.
Simchat Torah marks the completion of this annual cycle of Torah readings. This devotional resource will allow you to study God's word and be reminded that you will never stop being a student of the Bible.
Test your knowledge about the Jewish Bible, known as the Torah, and how it is read and celebrated by Jews around the world.
Learn how the Torah brings solace, inner strength, and spiritual fulfillment to the Jewish people during times both times of joy and security, and times of suffering and adversity.