Lag B'Omer

Lag B’Omer on Sunday - I notice that Lag B’Omer falls out on Sunday this year. Is anything different on account of this? More »
Why Celebrate Lag B'Omer? - I have a question about Lag B'Omer. I've heard this is the day when all of Rabbi Akiva's students stopped dying. But why should we celebrate? This must be a sad day since there were no more students left. Am I missing... More »

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