Wednesday June 26, 2019

Lag BaOmer 2016


Celebration of Lag BaOmer with bonfire at night.Celebration of Lag BaOmer with bonfire at night.

Lag BaOmer for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Wednesday, May 25th ending at sundown on Thursday, May 26th.


Lag BaOmer in the Hebrew calendar falls on the 18th of Lyar. The day celebrates the death and life of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai who was a Mishnaic sage back in the 2nd century.

Days to Lag Baomer

Thursday, May 26th is day number 147 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -1 month, -0 days until Lag BaOmer 2016.


More information on Lag BaOmer. (Traditions, Customs and History)

Lag BaOmer
Name(s):Lag BaOmer, Lag B'Omer
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:18th day of Lyar in Hebrew Calendar

May 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Sun May Day 2016 Observance-1151
May 4Yom Hashoah 2016Jewish-1148
May 5Isra and Mi'raj 2016Muslim-1147
May 5 - Thurs Cinco de Mayo 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - ThursAscension Day 2016Christian-1147
May 6 - FriNational Nurses Day 2016Observance-1146
May 8 - Sun Mothers' Day 2016 Observance-1144
May 15 - SunPeace Officers Memorial Day 2016Observance-1137
May 15 - SunPentecost 2016Christian-1137
May 21Laylat al Bara'at 2016Muslim-1131
May 21 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2016 Observance-1131
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2016Observance-1130
May 26Lag BaOmer 2016Jewish-1126
May 26Corpus Christi 2016Christian-1126
May 30 - Mon Memorial Day 2016Federal Holiday-1122

Lag BaOmer by Year



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