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May 11 2009 Judaism Newsletter

In the midst of sadness, came great joy. During the period from Pesach to Shavuot years ago, a great plague came upon the students of Rabbi Akiva. His students - thousands of them - were dying. On the 33rd day of the Omer, the plague stopped. Today, we continue to celebrate Lag B'Omer - what a great time to acknowledge all the good things in our lives!

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Lag B'Omer occurs on the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer. The mourning period of the Omer is suspended and we celebrate with barbeques, bonfires and parades.


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