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Tens of Thousands Rejoice in Lag B’Omer Celebration at Rashbi’s Tomb...

18 Iyyar 5776 – May 26, 2016
Thousands upon thousands of Jews celebrated Lag B'Omer at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai with song and dance and heartfelt prayer.

Knesset Committee Convenes to Prepare for Lag B’Omer Mt. Meron Fire...

12 Iyyar 5776 – May 19, 2016
"We have established a special area for women to drink and rest. There are 12 diaper changing and nursing rooms with attendants on hand to help."

Police Arrest Groom for Allegedly Praying on Temple Mount

21 Iyyar 5775 – May 10, 2015
He may have violated the Muslim-ordained prohibition against a Jew uttering a prayer to God.

Preparing for Lag B’Omer

17 Iyyar 5775 – May 6, 2015
Chareidi children build a big bonfire for tonight's upcoming celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Lag B'Omer, in Jerusalem. Lag B'Pmer commemorates the Yartzheit, the...

Lag B’Omer in Meron, Israeli Arabs Finding Their Identity, French Jews...

21 Iyyar 5774 – May 21, 2014
Yishai and Malkah talk about Lag B'Omer in Meron, Israeli Arabs finding their identity, and French Jews leaving France en masse to preserve their identity.

Bonfire of the Vanities

18 Iyyar 5774 – May 18, 2014
How are they going to light marshmallows with that thing?

On the Air in the Air with Chassidim on the Way...

22 Iyyar 5773 – May 2, 2013
Yishai interviews new Oleh Chaim Messer along with Hassidim on their way to Meron for Lag B'Omer.

Lag B’Omer Fires in UN Compound

18 Iyyar 5773 – April 28, 2013
Nine cars caught fire in the UN compound in Jerusalem, according to a report in Times of Israel. In the Armon HaNatziv neighborhood, firefighting crews...

Lag B’Omer Trivia

Some Lag BaOmer trivia you may not know.

Rejoicing Proud Jews: Reflections on Lag B’Omer

18 Iyyar 5772 – May 9, 2012
The victory of the Jewish idea is celebrated on Lag B'Omer. It fits neatly between Israeli Independence Day and Yom Yerushalayim. These three days are all driven by the same spirit: the liberation of Jewish peoplehood, the return to the land, and the reemergence of authentic Jewish culture.

Tunisia to Jews: Keep Coming to Djerba for Lag B’Omer

26 Nisan 5772 – April 18, 2012
The annual Jewish Lag B’Omer pilgrimage to the oldest synagogue in Africa should be maintained as a symbol of Tunisian openness, according to Tunisia’s tourism minister on Tuesday, yet the increase in fundamentalist Salafi Islamic political rule threatens to drive out the remaining Jews of Djerba.

To Teach, To Learn, To Repent

6 Sivan 5771 – June 7, 2011
There is an urgency in the two Torah commandments whose obligation is constant and ever-present: to learn Torah and to repent. The Torah is clear about this urgency in the Shema: "These words, which I command you this day, make them as a sign upon your heart and between your eyes "

Sefirah And The Pull Of Torah

15 Iyyar 5770 – April 28, 2010
We are seeing the "world coalition" forming and we can well imagine what the next steps will be. Perhaps the only comfort in this difficult world is that all the events we are witnessing have been predicted by our prophets. What else gives one the strength to endure what would otherwise be unendurable?

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