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A Carob Tree and a Spring
Seeing a man ploughing and sowing, they exclaimed: "They forsake eternal life and engage in temporal life!" Whatever they cast their eyes upon was immediately incinerated
Lag BaOmer Parade
The merit of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai protects a community in danger.
Miracle in Meron
Even after his passing, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai still performs wonders.
The Thousand Gulden Revelation
One day, a most unusual idea entered the mind of Moshe the textile merchant: Moshe become possessed by the desire to experience a revelation of Elijah the Prophet...
Dad’s Night Out: Living Lag BaOmer With the Whole Family
Relishing a joyful holiday with something for everyone in honor of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai
The Hidden Manuscript, The Grave, and the Tree
In the old cemetery in Cracow stood a great tree, whose large branches seemed to have borne the weight of centuries, and were laden with the heaviness of time.
The Rebbe’s Lag BaOmer Message of Hope to Soviet Jewry
The 1980 Russian-language address that took the world by surprise and placed the Soviet regime on notice