Lag Ba’omer (the 33rd Day Of The Omer) July 2016

1) What distinguishes the day of Lag Ba’Omer? Our sages singled out the day of Lag Ba’Omer as a joyous occasion for two primary reasons (among others). First, it was on this day that the deadly plague that killed thousands of Rabbi Akiva’s (ca.50 – ca.135)students ended. All 24,000 students perished during this period between Read More »