Saturday September 19, 2020

Lag BaOmer 2023


Celebration of Lag BaOmer with bonfire at night.
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Lag BaOmer
Tuesday May 9
2 years, 7 months, 20 days
or 962 days

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Mothers Day
Sunday May 14
2 years, 7 months, 25 days
or 967 days

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Ascension Day
Thursday May 18
2 years, 7 months, 29 days
or 971 days

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Pentecost
Sunday May 28
2 years, 8 months, 9 days
or 981 days

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Memorial Day
Monday May 29
2 years, 8 months, 10 days

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Lag BaOmer for the year 2023 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of May 8 ending at sundown on Tuesday, May 9.


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 2023

Tuesday, May 9th is day number 129 of the 2023 calendar year with 2 years, 7 months, 20 days until Lag BaOmer 2023.


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 -485
Lag BaOmer 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020 -130
Lag BaOmer 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 223
Lag BaOmer 2022 Thursday, May 19, 2022 607
Lag BaOmer 2023 Tuesday, May 09, 2023 962
Lag BaOmer 2024 Sunday, May 26, 2024 1345


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