Saturday August 15, 2020

Lag BaOmer 2017


Celebration of Lag BaOmer with bonfire at night.
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Mothers Day
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Ascension Day
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Memorial Day
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Lag BaOmer for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of May 13 ending at sundown on Sunday, May 14.


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.

Why do Jewish holidays start at nighttime?

According to the Torah, the story of creation in Genesis says “And it was evening, and it was morning day one”, “And it was evening, and it was morning; the second day”, thus night comes before day. So for the Jewish calendar all days begin at nightfall and end the next day at nightfall including holidays.

Days to Lag Baomer 2017

Sunday, May 14th is day number 134 of the 2017 calendar year with -3 years, -3 months, -1 day until Lag BaOmer 2017.


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

Dates for Lag BaOmer

HolidayDateDays to Go
Lag BaOmer 2019 Thursday, May 23, 2019 -450
Lag BaOmer 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020 -95
Lag BaOmer 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 258
Lag BaOmer 2022 Thursday, May 19, 2022 642
Lag BaOmer 2023 Tuesday, May 09, 2023 997
Lag BaOmer 2024 Sunday, May 26, 2024 1380


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