Lag BaOmer 2049 / ל״ג בָּעוֹמֶר 5809

33rd day of counting the Omer 🔥

Lag BaOmer for Hebrew Year 5809 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 2046 18 Iyyar 5806
Lag BaOmer 2047 18 Iyyar 5807
Lag BaOmer 2048 18 Iyyar 5808
Lag BaOmer 2049 18 Iyyar 5809
Lag BaOmer 2050 18 Iyyar 5810
Lag BaOmer 2051 18 Iyyar 5811
Lag BaOmer 2052 18 Iyyar 5812
Lag BaOmer 2053 18 Iyyar 5813


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