Lag BaOmer 2005 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5765

33rd day of counting the Omer 🔥

Lag BaOmer for Hebrew Year 5765 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 2002 18 Iyyar 5762
Lag BaOmer 2003 18 Iyyar 5763
Lag BaOmer 2004 18 Iyyar 5764
Lag BaOmer 2005 18 Iyyar 5765
Lag BaOmer 2006 18 Iyyar 5766
Lag BaOmer 2007 18 Iyyar 5767
Lag BaOmer 2008 18 Iyyar 5768
Lag BaOmer 2009 18 Iyyar 5769


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