lag baOmer

A Thousand Words – May 8, 2023

Students at OTS’s Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod made a festive Lag BaOmer bonfire for participants in the “Shabbat Table” project in the city of Lod.  The initiative, coordinated by Rosh Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod Naama Frankel through the Chessed Gemach in Lod, sponsors weekly

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Finding light amidst the darkness

Finding light amidst the darkness The most well known epidemic in Jewish history is the one that killed 24,000 of Rabbi Akiva’s students. Almost impossible to imagine. Oped by Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander  May 11, 2020 / Arutz 7 These

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Enlightening Lag B’Omer

“Lag B’Omer is one of the Jewish festivals celebrated by all Israelis, not just the Orthodox,” notes Eran Yunger, the  Yachad Program Jewish Cultural Facilitator in Tel Aviv.  “No matter where you go in the weeks leading up to the festival

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Lag BaOmer Bat Yam

A Lag B’Omer visit from Rabbi Akiva

“Lag B’omer is actually one of the few holidays which is celebrated in every single sector of Jewish Israel, from secular to ultra-Orthodox communities,” notes Itai Kremer, the Yachad Program’s Jewish Cultural Facilitator in Bat Yam. ” And yet, the

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