Lag BaOmer for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Thursday, May 22nd ending at sundown on Friday, May 23rd.
Lag BaOmer falls on the 18th day of Lyar in the Hebrew calendar. The day celebrates the death and life of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai who was a Mishnaic sage back in the 2nd century.
More information on Lag BaOmer. (Dates, Customs and History for Lag BaOmer)
|Name(s):||Lag BaOmer, Lag B'Omer|
|When:||18th day of Lyar in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Lag BaOmer 2008?
Friday, May 23rd is the 143 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -5 months, -25 days until the celebration/ observance of Lag BaOmer 2008.
May 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1||May Day 2008||Observance||-3852|
|May 1||National Day of Prayer 2008||Observance||-3852|
|May 1||Ascension Day 2008||Christian||-3852|
|May 2||Yom Hashoah 2008||Jewish||-3851|
|May 5||Cinco de Mayo 2008||Observance||-3848|
|May 6||National Nurses Day 2008||Observance||-3847|
|May 11||Pentecost 2008||Christian||-3842|
|May 11||Mothers' Day 2008||Observance||-3842|
|May 12||Whit Monday 2008||Christian||-3841|
|May 15||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2008||Observance||-3838|
|May 22||National Maritime Day 2008||Observance||-3831|
|May 26||Memorial Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3827|
|May 22||Corpus Christi 2008||Christian||-3831|
|May 23||Lag BaOmer 2008||Jewish||-3830|