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Simeon ben Yohai, Rabbi

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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?
Even after his passing, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai still performs wonders.
Even after his passing, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai still performs wonders
"Give with an open hand," Rabbi Shimon adjured. "Don't worry about tomorrow, G-d will provide. And most important: write it all down. Every penny you give, write it down and carry the list with you at all times..."
Translation of the most famous song praising the greatest sage of the Kabbalah, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.
Translation of the most famous song praising the greatest sage of the Kabbalah, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.
Lag BaOmer
It’s my favorite oxymoron: If one indeed lives in the future, it’s not the future anymore, is it? And if one only thinks he’s living in the future, then he's not really living there, is he?
2nd century CE
Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai ("Rashbi"), was a leading disciple of Rabbi Akiva and one of the most important tana'im whose teachings of Torah law are collected in the Mishnah. He was also the first to publicly teach the mystical dimension of the Torah known as...
Fusing the Material with the Spiritual Lag BaOmer commemorates the passing of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, one of the foremost sages of the Talmud and author of the Zohar, the primary text of the Kabbalah. Rabbi Shimon’s knowledge extended from the exoteric, ...
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
The Teachings of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai
Zoharic literature is considered the basis of Kabbala
Ethics 2:2
Heaven or earth? The kollel or the kibbutz? We Jews have been debating the issue for as long as we have been a people
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