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22 November 2017 - 4 Kislev 5778 - ד' כסלו ה' אלפים תשע"ח
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Lag B’Omer and Yom Yerushalayim E-mail

Lag B’Omer

The period between the festival of Pesach and Shavuot is called the Omer. It lasts for 49 days, which we count daily and considered a time of mourning. The Omer is a specified measure of grain required for offering during Temple times.

However on the 33rd day which is known as Lag B’Omer we celebrate with outings and light bonfires and actively participate in joyous activities.

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