Lag BaOmer for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Wednesday, May 25th ending at sundown on Thursday, May 26th.
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.
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|Name(s):||Lag BaOmer, Lag B'Omer|
|When:||18th day of Lyar in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Lag BaOmer 2016?
Thursday, May 26th is the 146 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -4 months, -26 days until the celebration/ observance of Lag BaOmer 2016.
May 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Sun||May Day 2016||Observance||-903|
|May 4||Yom Hashoah 2016||Jewish||-900|
|May 5||Isra and Mi'raj 2016||Muslim||-899|
|May 5 - Thurs||Cinco de Mayo 2016||Observance||-899|
|May 5 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2016||Observance||-899|
|May 5 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2016||Christian||-899|
|May 6 - Fri||National Nurses Day 2016||Observance||-898|
|May 8 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2016||Observance||-896|
|May 15 - Sun||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2016||Observance||-889|
|May 15 - Sun||Pentecost 2016||Christian||-889|
|May 21||Laylat al Bara'at 2016||Muslim||-883|
|May 21 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2016||Observance||-883|
|May 22 - Sun||National Maritime Day 2016||Observance||-882|
|May 26||Lag BaOmer 2016||Jewish||-878|
|May 26||Corpus Christi 2016||Christian||-878|
|May 30 - Mon||Memorial Day 2016||Federal Holiday||-874|