Counting the Omer

"And you shall count for yourselves from the day following the [first day of Passover]"Leviticus 23:15.

We are commanded to count the omer. Each individual is commanded to count 49 days [from the day when the Omer Offering was brought in the Temple, on the second day of Passover], counting both the days and weeks that have elapsed.

Women are exempt from this mitzvah.

Eating the Flesh of an Animal that was Disqualified as a Sacrifice

"You shall not eat any abominable [food]"Deuteronomy 14:3.

It is forbidden to eat of the flesh of an animal that was designated as a sacrifice and then became disqualified under certain conditions. Such as, if the animal was intentionally blemished so as to invalidate it as a sacrifice, or if after it was slaughtered (in the Temple) it became disqualified for offering on the altar.