A Lag Ba’Omer story, newly translated
A Lag Ba’Omer celebration taught me to value the diversity of the Jewish community
Today on Jewcy: Bonfires? Weirdly esoteric? Check!
From carob recipes to an exclusive short story by S.Y. Agnon, come celebrate with us
A reporter takes a trip to Lower Manhattan on the day many observant Jews are finally allowed to get a haircut again
It’s easier than ever to visit the gravesites of beloved rabbis and sages
For Lag Ba’Omer, a delicious way to celebrate today’s delicate harmony between Jews and Italians
One restriction while counting the Omer is listening to instrumental or live music. So quench your aural thirst by enjoying these a capella faves.
The short story, a Lag BaOmer tale, appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation
A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Lag Ba’Omer
Cookies, brownies, and fudge to celebrate the 33rd day of the Omer
Turning holiday haircuts into a way to help make wigs for those in need
Haircuts are a Lag b’Omer tradition. Some have turned this Jewish custom into a way to help needy kids.
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath