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Lag BaOmer Parades with the Rebbe

Watch talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe on Lag B’Omer and vintage footage of the Rebbe participating in the grand Lag B’Omer parades.

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The Rebbe's Address to Children at the 1983 Lag BaOmer Parade
Excerpts from a 1983 recording of the Lag B’Omer parade at Lubavitch World Headquarters, Brooklyn, New York.
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The 1983 Children’s Parade with the Rebbe
Children gather to celebrate the holiday of Lag B’Omer. Excerpts from a 1983 recording of the grand parade with the Rebbe at Lubatvitch World Headquarters, Brooklyn, New York.
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The Rebbe's Address to Children at the 1984 Lag BaOmer Parade
Excerpts from a 1984 satellite feed from Lubavitch World Headquarters, Brooklyn, New York.
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Children gather to celebrate the holiday of Lag B’Omer. Excerpts from a 1984 satellite feed from Lubatvitch World Headquarters, Brooklyn, New York.
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Music Notes: Hinei Mah Tov
A collage of Lag BaOmer parades spanning five decades, accompanied by a special recording of the niggun “Hinei Mah Tov.”
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Lag B’omer, 5744 • May 20, 1984
Lag B’omer celebrates the Yahrzeit of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, and is a time to draw inspiration from his life’s work. Rabbi Shimon’s Torah study was so great that it was his “occupation,” a level unattained even by his greatest peers. But how, then, is a young child to attempt to emulate him?
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On Lag B’omer, Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai proclaimed: “This is the day of my rejoicing!” He also requested every Jew to share in his joy, so his own delight is increased when he sees many Jews rejoicing together.
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18 Iyar, 5743 · May 1, 1983
The Talmud tells us that 24,000 students of Rabbi Akiva died because “they did not treat one another with respect.” But the plague ended on Lag BaOmer, which means they had remedied their actions and began to treat each other with the appropriate level of esteem.
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Lag BaOmer, 5750 • May 13, 1990
Torah instructs Jewish children: If you see another person who is in need, whether spiritually or physically, reach out to him with love and help him get free of his predicament. Then proceed together, growing from each other’s successes.
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Lag B’omer, 5740 • May 4, 1980
A grand Lag B’omer parade. After the crowds arrive and the 12 Pesukim are recited, the Rebbe addresses the children. The parade goes by the Rebbe with marching bands, U.S. soldiers, marvelous floats and happy children.
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Lag B’omer, 5726 - May 8, 1966
The Rebbe participates in a Lag B’omer parade.
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Lag B’omer, 5736 · May 18, 1976
The Rebbe participates in the 1976 Lag B’omer Parade.
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Lag B’omer, 5720 • May 15, 1960
The Rebbe participates in an early Lag B’omer Parade.
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Vintage footage of the 1957 Lag B’omer Parade in front of 770.
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Lag B’omer, 5716 • April 29,1956
A vintage film. Children gather at 770 for a Lag B’omer parade. The Rebbe addresses the children, and reviews and encourages their march up the road.
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Lag B’omer, 5743 • May 1, 1983
The Rebbe drives by the Lag B’omer fair and waves to the many joyous children.
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Lag B'omer, 5743 · May 1, 1983
"May it be Your will, L-rd our G-d and G-d of our fathers, that the Holy Temple be speedily rebuilt in our days, and grant us our portion in Your Torah."
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On his way to the Ohel, the Rebbe’s car passes the Lag B’omer carnival on Empire Boulevard.
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The Rebbe participates in the 1970 Lag B’omer parade in front of 770.
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Promotional Trailer
Brief highlights from the 1984 Lag B’Omer parade and gathering with the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
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An address at the 1967 Lag BaOmer Parade, less than a week before the Six-Day War. G-d is protecting your brothers and sisters in the Holy Land, but you have the unique privilege to help them . . .
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Celebration of Lag B’omer, 5744, as captured by the lens of Sholom Ber Goldstein.
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