What is Lag Ba'Omer? - Root Source
Author: Gidon Ariel

Published Date: May 25, 2016

One of the lesser known Jewish holidays, that has had a reflowering in the modern State of Israel, is Lag Ba’Omer – the thirty third day of the counting of the Omer, as commanded in Leviticus 23:15-16:

You shall count for yourselves from the day after the sabbath, from the day when you brought in the sheaf of the wave offering; there shall be seven complete sabbaths. Until the day after the seventh sabbath, you shall count fifty days; then you shall present a new grain offering to the LORD.

Gidon was interviewed on a radio program by his friend Paul Bernard on the Bethlehem Voice radio program about this holiday, and here is the outcome!

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