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What is Lag baOmer? (video)

What is ‘Lag’, what is ‘Omer’ and how are they related? Why the bonfires? And why can’t you get a haircut or get married before this date? I heard something about Rabbi Akiva, but what does he have to do with it…?

For those who are familiar to these questions and who are confused in the meanings of the mysterious Lag baOmer, we explain everything in our a special #EAJConline​ video.