Lag BaOmer 2040 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5800

33rd day of counting the Omer 🔥

Lag BaOmer for Hebrew Year 5800 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 2037 18 Iyyar 5797
Lag BaOmer 2038 18 Iyyar 5798
Lag BaOmer 2039 18 Iyyar 5799
Lag BaOmer 2040 18 Iyyar 5800
Lag BaOmer 2041 18 Iyyar 5801
Lag BaOmer 2042 18 Iyyar 5802
Lag BaOmer 2043 18 Iyyar 5803
Lag BaOmer 2044 18 Iyyar 5804

References

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