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We count the Omer for 49 days from the second day of Passover until the holiday of Shavuot in anticipation of the giving of the Torah.

The Counting of the Omer

The Counting of the Omer

Sefirat Haomer

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On the 2nd day of Passover, the Omer offering was brought in the Temple and marks the start of the forty nine day count until Shavuot; why is the count linked to the Omer offering?
We count for fifty days in anticipation of the giving of the Torah, yet the Torah makes no mention of day number 50 as the day the Torah was given.
The counting of the Omer is an overtly kabbalistic experience; explore some of its mystical secrets.
Audio | 34:08
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Laws of Sefirat Ha'Omer
Some of the Halachik laws pertaining to Sefirat Ha’Omer in-depth.
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Intermediate
Ethics of our Fathers
Pirkei Avot
Ethics of the Fathers contains timeless wisdom. It is a collection of ethics, honesty, and advice. But at its very beginning it tells us that even this part of Jewish life came from Sinai. All of that is part of Judaism.
Audio | 45:56
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Counting the Omer
This class presents a detailed understanding of the mitzvah to count the forty nine days of the Omer, the days between Pesach and Shavuot.
Audio | 46:25
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The Omer and Shtei Halechem
The Omer offering is brought on the second day of Pesach and the Shtei Halechem offering is brought on Shavuot; what do their differences represent according to Kabbalah?
Three advanced classes on the subject of sefiras ha'omer.
The Spiritual Understanding of Counting the Omer
We count 49 days from Passover to Shavuot, the day of the giving of the Torah. In the siddur (prayer book), it associates each day of counting to a different “sefirah” (kabbalistic attribute). How is all of this relevant to us now?
Audio | 31:35
Polishing Yourself
Five Levels in Counting the Omer
Learn the special significance of counting the Omer on five layers of understanding.
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