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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.

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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.

Daniel Greenfield

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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