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The 33rd Day of the Omer

Lag BaOmer and R’ Shimon bar Yochai

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The 33rd Day of the Omer: Lag BaOmer and R’ Shimon bar Yochai

We count the Omer in anticipation of the giving of the Torah on Shavuot. But on Lag BaOmer we celebrate the life of R’ Shimon bar Yochai, who revealed the esoteric dimension of Torah.
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Counting the Omer
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