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Lag BaOmer 2023


Celebration of Lag BaOmer with bonfire at night.
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Lag BaOmer
Tuesday May 9
10 months, 7 days
or 311 days

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Mothers Day
Sunday May 14
10 months, 12 days
or 316 days

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Ascension Day
Thursday May 18
10 months, 16 days
or 320 days

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Pentecost
Sunday May 28
10 months, 26 days
or 330 days

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Memorial Day
Monday May 29
10 months, 27 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 Iyar. 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 10 months, 7 days until Lag BaOmer 2023.


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

Dates for Lag BaOmer

HolidayDateDays to Go
Lag BaOmer 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 -428
Lag BaOmer 2022 Thursday, May 19, 2022 -44
Lag BaOmer 2023 Tuesday, May 09, 2023 311
Lag BaOmer 2024 Sunday, May 26, 2024 694
Lag BaOmer 2025 Friday, May 16, 2025 1049
Lag BaOmer 2026 Tuesday, May 05, 2026 1403


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