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Celebrate Lag BaOmer

Welcome to our Lag BaOmerver mini-site! Feel free to look around, see our upcoming events, and learn about the holiday!

With the evolving situation due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we will do our best to update the site with new resources as possible.

Revealing the Esoteric: The Soul of Torah

Lag BaOmer—this year, Tuesday, May 12, 2020—is a festive day on the Jewish calendar, celebrating the anniversary of the passing of the great sage and mystic Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar. It also commemorates another event. In the weeks between Passover and Shavuot, a plague raged amongst the disciples of the great sage Rabbi Akiva. On Lag BaOmer the dying ceased. Read more about Lag BaOmer