Jewish Holidays

Lag BaOmer: What do we Celebrate & Why is is Rabbi Shimon’s Day?

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton – BREAKING: LAG BAOMER is NOT the Day Rabbi Shimon Passed Away! The mystery of the 33rd day of the Omer Lag BaÓmer continues. Many call it the yahrzeit (passing) of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, while others say, based on Kabbalah it is the day he was given Smicha, rabbinic ordination , and some say it is both. After watching this video you will better understand Why Lag BaOmer is considered a Jewish Holiday.

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