Lag Baomer: A Nation’s Spiritual Purpose and Physical Power

“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.”

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