“Lag Baomer: A Nation’s Spiritual Purpose and Physical Power”
It is no coincidence, says Rabbi David Stav, Co-Chancellor of Ohr Torah Stone, that the events celebrated on Lag Baomer – along with the date of Joshua’s conquest of Jericho, the date marking Israel’s Independence, and the date marking the re-unification of Jerusalem – occurred during the month of Iyyar. In this world, a nation’s spiritual purpose cannot be achieved if it is not combined with physical power.”
OTS salutes Tikvah Juni, a pioneering alumna of the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Programs‘ very first years, on the well-deserved honor of being chosen one of the Jewish Week’s “Thirty-six under 36”! The full article on Tikvah can be read here.