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October 13, 2015 / 30 Tishri, 5776
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Lag BaOmer: The Fire Burns

Few of those dancing in the circle passing around the fire know what they are truly commemorating and yet the act is its own commemoration.
Lag Baomer in the Haredi neighborhood of Meah Shearim.

Lag Baomer in the Haredi neighborhood of Meah Shearim.
Photo Credit: Dror Garti/Flash90

A longer version of this article originally appeared at Sultan Knish under the title, The Fire Burns.

About the Author: Daniel Greenfield is an Israeli born blogger and columnist, and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. His work covers American, European and Israeli politics as well as the War on Terror. His writing can be found at http://sultanknish.blogspot.com/ These opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Jewish Press.

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