Lag BaOmer 1999 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5759

33rd day of counting the Omer 🔥

Lag BaOmer for Hebrew Year 5759 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 1996 18 Iyyar 5756
Lag BaOmer 1997 18 Iyyar 5757
Lag BaOmer 1998 18 Iyyar 5758
Lag BaOmer 1999 18 Iyyar 5759
Lag BaOmer 2000 18 Iyyar 5760
Lag BaOmer 2001 18 Iyyar 5761
Lag BaOmer 2002 18 Iyyar 5762
Lag BaOmer 2003 18 Iyyar 5763


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