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Laag BaOmer 2015


Lev Lalev, our Children’s Home in Israel works extensively with orphaned and disadvantaged girls to “stop their pain”. The month of May is mental health month and we are reaching out to ask people to help support our efforts in this critical area. One of the minor holidays on our calendar is called Lag BaOmer. …

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Lag B’Omer: Fueling the Fire in your Life

The girl's at the Home enjoying their Lag B'Omer bonfire last year

This year, Wednesday night, May 9th, begins the holiday of Lag B’Omer which continues into Thursday. Lag B’Omer is the 33rd day of the 49 day Omer, the period between Pesach and Shavuot. On this day the plague which was killing Rabbi Akiva’s disciples stopped. It is also the yahrzeit of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, …

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Lag BaOmer Celebrations

We’ve passed over Pesach, and we’re deep into spring. Our girls enjoyed a meaningful holiday, preceded by joyful and educational field trips that gave them a renewal of spirit and blessed childhood memories to cherish. They are growing up physically and they’re maturing emotionally. And, so much of their bounty has come from YOU! This …

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