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On the sixteenth of Nissan, the second day of Passover, we begin counting down the days until the festival of Shavuos, a practice with origins in the Jewish people’s redemption from slavery. As soon they left Egypt, the Jews began to eagerly count down the days until G-d would give them the Torah at Sinai.
Counting of the Omer, Sefirat HaOmer period, Lubavitcher Rebbe
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Disc 165, Program 659

Event Date: 18 Nissan 5741 - April 22, 1981

On the sixteenth of Nissan, the second day of Passover, we begin counting down the days until the festival of Shavuos, a practice with origins in the Jewish people’s redemption from slavery. As soon they left Egypt, the Jews began to eagerly count down the days until G-d would give them the Torah at Sinai.

As we count the Omer today, our excitement should match theirs; after all, we are receiving the Torah anew once again.

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