Recently, NCSY Education has been releasing some great Jewish infographics. You can see them here. Their latest release is a new Lag Ba'Omer Infographic and is just in time to help the scholar and layperson quickly learn about this special day on the Jewish calendar. It allows one
As I write these words it would be very easy for me to join the club. Which club is that? The club which is enraptured and captivated by the excitement of Lag B’Omer as hundreds of thousands of frum Jews from all segments of Jewry are seemingly sharing a rare moment of unified celebration. The estimates are that over half a million people will celebrate in Meron at the tomb of Rav Shimon Ben Yochai.
During these weeks, Jews around the world perform the act of Sefiras HaOmer, counting the Omer (all the way from the holiday of Passover to Shavuot). And yet, for many of your students and congregants, understanding the mechanics and spiritual significance of this 49 day period is an ominous task. Enter the iPhone App called Sefiros! This App... Read more »