Lag BaOmer 1988 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5748

33rd day of counting the Omer 🔥

Lag BaOmer for Hebrew Year 5748 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 1985 18 Iyyar 5745
Lag BaOmer 1986 18 Iyyar 5746
Lag BaOmer 1987 18 Iyyar 5747
Lag BaOmer 1988 18 Iyyar 5748
Lag BaOmer 1989 18 Iyyar 5749
Lag BaOmer 1990 18 Iyyar 5750
Lag BaOmer 1991 18 Iyyar 5751
Lag BaOmer 1992 18 Iyyar 5752

References

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