Lag BaOmer 2023 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5783

Lag BaOmer (33rd day of counting the Omer) for Hebrew Year 5783 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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 2020 18 Iyyar 5780
Lag BaOmer 2021 18 Iyyar 5781
Lag BaOmer 2022 18 Iyyar 5782
Lag BaOmer 2023 18 Iyyar 5783
Lag BaOmer 2024 18 Iyyar 5784
Lag BaOmer 2025 18 Iyyar 5785
Lag BaOmer 2026 18 Iyyar 5786
Lag BaOmer 2027 18 Iyyar 5787
Lag BaOmer 2028 18 Iyyar 5788
Lag BaOmer 2029 18 Iyyar 5789

References

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