Counting the Omer

Missed Day of the Omer - I spaced out and missed counting one day of the Omer. Am I allowed to continue counting? More »

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.... More »

Mourning

A Cappella - I know we don’t listen to music during the Three Weeks and Sefirah, as well as mourners. What about a cappella? Some groups even use their voices to mimic instrumentation, and I can hardly tell I’m not... More »
Three Weeks – Background Music - According to the custom not to listen to music in the Three Weeks, are you allowed to watch a documentary which has some music in the background? More »
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