Lag B’Omer: Celebrating someone else’s death??!

On Lag B’Omer, we celebrate [Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai’s] life’s work which gave us the opportunity to access the infinite depths of the Torah

Coping with the Meron Tragedy: An Open Discussion and Q&A with Rabbi Simon Jacobson

“It would be cruel and insensitive to see it as just an accident but we have to see it as a wake-up call

Coping with the Meron Tragedy: An Open Discussion and Q&A with Rabbi Simon Jacobson

The pain will subside…but the growth will be forever and we will prevail.”

Coping with the Meron Tragedy: An Open Discussion and Q&A with Rabbi Simon Jacobson

Our belief in goodness…G-d, and our values will not be destroyed…!”

Coping with the Meron Tragedy: An Open Discussion and Q&A with Rabbi Simon Jacobson

…we are all part of this collective body, we need to strengthen ourselves in the sense of strengthening our commitment to everything that is good – to mitzvot, to Torah, to prayer

The Lag B’Omer Tragedy

… the Ramchal states that at the end of time, G-d will need to speed up history

Reaction to the Tragedy in Meron on Lag Ba’omer

Israeli rescue forces and police at the scene after a mass fatality scene during the celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Lag Baomer on Mt. Meron, in northern Israel on April 30, 2021. Photo by David Cohen/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** ל"ג בעומר לג בעומר אסון קריסה במה מתים אנשים חסידים חרדים חג הר מרון הר מירון

…The death is still tragic, but the circumstances are awesomely holy.

Emor Project Responds to the Meron Tradgedy

The heart of all of Am Yisrael (the people of Israel) has been struck by the tragedy that happened in Meron on Lag B’Omer

Amazing Revelations Of Lag Ba’Omer

“[Do] you know what happened on the 33rd Day of the Omer counting…[the] Jewish Holiday known as Lag B’Omer?”

Watch the short linked video to hear Rabbi Aharon Pessin sharing “…several … fascinating connections to this special day.”