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Experience Lag BaOmer in Meron

Celebrating at R’ Shimon bar Yochai

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Experience Lag BaOmer in Meron: Celebrating at R’ Shimon bar Yochai

Yishai Fleisher, an Israeli correspondent, goes to experience Lag BaOmer in Meron, the burial place of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. Joining the hundreds of thousands participating, he documents it all on camera so you can feel as if you are there in person.
Lag BaOmer, Meron

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Emily Hollywood, FL May 18, 2022

B''H I'd love to be there, but I'm not so sure after the meron tragedy anymore. But beEzrat HaShem May we all have a Joyful and holly Lag b'omer! BeErat HaShem, BeEzrat HaShem. Reply

Ester St John's, NL June 10, 2015

Music I wonder if someone can tell me what's the music playing. Thank you! Reply

YY May 2, 2018
in response to Ester:

How's this for a late reply...?

The song is a famous, classic sfardic tune (known as a "piyut" in Hebrew), called "Aba Shimon" ("father Shimon"). Reply

shuey nowhere May 2, 2018
in response to Ester:

it's in the credits Reply

Emily May 18, 2022
in response to Ester:

Aba Shimon by the Moshav band Reply

Anonymous chicago May 17, 2014

Fun and inspiring - like being there! Thank you for taking us to the scene of the celebration. Reply

Anonymous Wayne, NJ May 15, 2014

Amaaaaazing! Thanks, Yishai This video was unbelievable - what a party!! May we all merit to be there next year! Reply

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