In the midst of the Counting of the Omer, we arrive at Lag B'Omer. The mourning period of the Omer ends here - And Rabbi Akiva has something to do with it. Lag B'Omer begins Wednesday night - May 9th.
Rabbi Akiva was one of the most prominent teachers of his time and continues to be one of the most prominent and celebrated teachers today.
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