Jewish holiday connected with the end of the annual Torah reading, going day after the holiday Cukkot, that it may be considered eighth day of Sukkot holiday. In the diaspora, where holidays are doubled, Simhat Torah falls on the ninth day of Sukkot. During the joyous procession, which takes place on the day of Simhat Torah, men are seven times around the synagogue obnosyat Torah scrolls. The essence of the holiday is that in this day finished reading the Torah is read chapter books last week Dvarym "And here's blessing" and begin a new year of Torah reading circle, again from the beginning.
In 2006, the Simhat Torah is celebrated on October 15.