Bonfires lit up the night as Israel celebrated.
The distance of the find from Jerusalem indicates that the revolt against Rome had spread far from the city that stood at the center of the rebellion.
‘Lag B’Omer is an opening that can bring in great light or great darkness,’ the rabbi said, noting that the Six Day War came less than one week after Lag B‘Omer in 1967.
The day is associated with the anniversary of the passing (yahrtzeit) of the Mishnaic sage and Kabbalist Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai.
Israelis throughout the country began celebrating the mystic holiday of Lag Ba’Omer on Saturday night with giant bonfires, barbecues, prayers and parties.
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis lit massive bonfires on Wednesday evening to celebrate the holiday of Lag Ba’omer.
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel late Wednesday night, the IDF announced.
There are many children who live in need throughout Israel. What is worse is that many of them don’t have to.