Photography
Photography

Artist's Statement: While at a Rabbinical seminary in Jerusalem I ventured to Miron on Lag BaOmer.

Miron is the burial place of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai who is the author of the Zohar, a primary Jewish mystical text authored some 2,000 years ago.

It’s a beautiful, lively festival celebrating the Rabbi and his works and the inner mystical aspects of Torah, through dancing, lighting bonfires, and joyous gatherings worldwide.

In Miron the celebration is taken to a different level, attracting hundreds of thousands of people during this 24 hour period. Free festive food and drinks are offered and very exciting Klezmer music is played enthusiastically by inspired musicians while masses of people dance and dance...