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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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Gifts of a Lifetime


She reminded me of a Redwood Tree: tall, a bit heavy, and a few centuries old. Beyond that were the obvious differences, including graying hair that evolved into the most interesting shade of light blue that enthralled our entire 8th grade class. Mrs. H. commanded more than her share of respect, and maybe even fear, …

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