Lag BaOmer 2016 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5776
33rd day of counting the Omer 🔥
Lag BaOmer for Hebrew Year 5776 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
|Lag BaOmer 2013||18 Iyyar 5773|
|Lag BaOmer 2014||18 Iyyar 5774|
|Lag BaOmer 2015||18 Iyyar 5775|
|Lag BaOmer 2016||18 Iyyar 5776|
|Lag BaOmer 2017||18 Iyyar 5777|
|Lag BaOmer 2018||18 Iyyar 5778|
|Lag BaOmer 2019||18 Iyyar 5779|
|Lag BaOmer 2020||18 Iyyar 5780|