Lag b'Omer


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(Judaism) Jewish holy day

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At the moment of his death, reportedly on Lag b'Omer, a powerful light is said to have filled Shimon's room as a rainbow burst from a cloud above.
Like the Zohar, the holiday of Lag b'Omer is shrouded in mystery.
On Lag B'Omer, many observant Jews get haircuts, which are restricted, along with weddings and listening to live or recorded music, during the Omer.
Once, on the holiday of Lag B'Omer, which falls this Saturday night, children cast into bonfires images of Adolf Hitler and others who have preached and in some cases practiced the mass killing of Jews.
When you burn it, have a Lag B'Omer bonfire with children - education begins with children.
WESTBORO - The Jewish holiday of Lag B'Omer will be celebrated with a parade, barbecue, and bonfire beginning at noon Sunday at the Jewish Community Center, 45 Oak St.
Lag B'Omer, a Havdalah party with a bonfire, singing, a vegetarian potluck and kosher chicken barbecue, will be from 7 p.
Every year since, on the afternoon before Lag b'Omer, the case is decorated with flowers and colorful scarves and paraded through the Old City.
All such restrictions, however, are lifted on the 33rd day of counting, also known as Lag b'Omer, because it was on that day that the epidemic finally halted.
More than 250,000 persons are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yohai, in Meron, for Lag B'Omer, which began Monday evening.
Nowhere is Hasidic dancing more joyful and heartfelt than at the Galilee village of Meron on the holiday of Lag b'Omer.
Some 3-year-old boys even get their first haircut on Lag b'Omer.
Which means that this year, Lag B'Omer is in synch with pop culture in an unprecedented way.
He didn't find a job, but he did fall in love: He married Estelle Rosenbaum in a secret civil ceremony before finally having a Jewish wedding on Lag B'Omer.
When I was a kid, I always thought that Hebrew Book Week was a legitimate holiday , something that fit comfortably amid Independence Day, Lag B'Omer, and Hanukkah.