Thursday, May 22, 2008

Lag B;Omer questions. Have fun answering!!

בס"ד
Lag B'Omer is a "minor" holiday in Israel celebrating the writer of the Zohar, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. 


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Find the answers to these questions: Look on the Website listed,

http://judaism.about.com/od/omer/f/omer_what.htm

1. What is an Omer?
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2. What is Sefirat HaOmer?
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3. Why do we Count the Omer?
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4. Why do we mourn during the Counting of the Omer?

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5. What is Lag B'Omer?
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6. How do we celebrate Lag B'Omer?

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http://www.jewfaq.org/holidayb.htm


7. .What dates will Lag B'omer fall on in the year 2010?

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http://myjewishlearning.com/holidays/Shavuot/TO_Shavuot_Community/Isaacs_Omer_654/Lag_BaOmer.htm


8. Who did Rabbi Akiva believe to be the Messiah?


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9. What is the connection between the Manna and Lag B'omer?


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http://www.jafi.org.il/education/FESTIVLS/shavuot/lagba.html


10. What is the reason for bows and arrows?


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Have Fun!!

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