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Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai Audio

What is a Tzadik?
Audio | 1:09:17
What Is A Tzadik?
Why do we celebrate on the day that R. Shimon Bar Yochai passed away? Also: If we are not permitted to talk to the dead, why do we pray by a tzaddik’s grave?
Judaism After the Destruction
The Jews in Exile
Even after the destruction of the Second Temple, the Roman persecution of the Jewish people continued. In this class we learn about the Bar Kochba revolt, as well as some of the important rabbinical leaders of the era such as R. Akiva, R. Meir and R. Shimon ben Yochai.
Gravesites
Part 9
Take a journey through famous historical places of prophets and saints.
Celebrating the Secrets of the Torah
The Kabbalistic Holiday of Lag BaOmer
A look at the increasingly popular interest in the holiday of Lag BaOmer, which was instituted by the author of the Zohar, Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, to commemorate the day of his passing.

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