Lag b’Omer, one of the lesser-known Jewish holidays, is celebrated with passion by many Jews around the world. This short video explains what it’s all about.
On Lag b’Omer, all over Israel, huge bonfires are lit, people stay up all night singing and dancing, countless prayers are offered and barbecues are fired up!
It’s a time of immense joy and festivity that has to be seen to be believed.
The celebration is based on events that happened over 1,500 years ago.
While this holiday is marked all over the world by the Jewish people, only in Israel does it truly comes alive.
This animated video teaches children about Lag b’Omer, but the explanation is useful for adults as well!