Lag B’omer – Unusual Interpretations 25

By |2013-05-17T06:56:25-07:00May 12th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                  By Israel Drazin   The semi-holiday[1] Lag B’omer is based on an unsubstantiated and unlikely tradition. Lag B’omer means the “thirty-third day [since bringing the barley harvest] omer [to the tabernacle and later temples to thank God for the barley harvest].” An omer is a certain weight of the grain such as [...]