Lag BaOmer 1776 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5536

33rd day of counting the Omer 🔥

Lag BaOmer for Hebrew Year 5536 began on and ended on .

Lag BaOmer (Hebrew: ל״ג בעומר), also Lag B’Omer, is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer, which occurs on the 18th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar. One reason given for the holiday is as the day of passing of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai. Modern Jewish tradition links the holiday to the Bar Kokhba Revolt against the Roman Empire (132-135 CE). In Israel, it is celebrated as a symbol for the fighting Jewish spirit.

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Dates for Lag BaOmer

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Lag BaOmer 1773 18 Iyyar 5533
Lag BaOmer 1774 18 Iyyar 5534
Lag BaOmer 1775 18 Iyyar 5535
Lag BaOmer 1776 18 Iyyar 5536
Lag BaOmer 1777 18 Iyyar 5537
Lag BaOmer 1778 18 Iyyar 5538
Lag BaOmer 1779 18 Iyyar 5539
Lag BaOmer 1780 18 Iyyar 5540

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Lag BaOmer" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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