Definition of Lag b'Omer

1. Noun. (Judaism) Jewish holy day; the 33rd day after the 2nd day of Passover; the 18th day of Iyar.

Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Jewish Holy Day
Group relationships: Iyar, Iyyar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lag B'Omer

Laertes
Laestrygonian
Laestrygonians
Laetare Sunday
Laetare Sundays
Laetitia
Lafayette
Lafe
Laffer
Laffer curve
Laffite
Lafitte
Lafora's disease
Lafora body
Lafora body disease
Lag b'Omer
Lagarostrobus
Lagarostrobus colensoi
Lagarostrobus franklinii
Lagenaria
Lagenaria siceraria
Lagenophera
Lagerstroemia
Lagerstroemia indica
Lagerstroemia speciosa
Lagidium
Lagodon
Lagodon rhomboides
Lagopus
Lagopus scoticus

Literary usage of Lag b'Omer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1912)
"... March 10 First Day of Passover Tuesday, April 2 Lag B'Omer Sunday, May В Rosh-Chodesh Wednesday, Thursday, April 17-18 Day of Omer. ..."

2. The Jewish Religion Ethically Presented by H. (Henry) Pereira Mendes (1905)
"LAG B'OMER.— (Lit. 33d in Omer.) The 33d day of the Omer (See Chap, xvi), on which day certain religious restrictions are removed. (LAG LA-OMER, Sephardim. ..."

3. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"An Embassy political officer attended the May 22-23, 2000 Jewish El Ghriba pilgrimage in Jerba in commemoration of the Jewish festival of Lag B'Omer. ..."

4. Images of Israel by Hanan Isachar, Danny Ben-Tal, Hedva Isachar Canetti (1994)
"The festivity was first inaugurated in the 16th century Safed and it takes place every year on Lag B'Omer, the of the rabbi. The throngs celebrate with ..."

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