The reason for Lag B’Omer is mainly derived from two Talmudic stories that take place during the Roman period.
“This work should be characterized as a “spiritual biography” of a talmudic sage.”
If you missed the holiday yesterday, take a moment to give it a second look. Yesterday was, after all, the Jewish festival of second chances. If you haven’t heard of it before, take a moment to catch up.
It’s insulting to say that all bad things are really for the best. But taking action, sometimes out of sheer desperation, can change life for the better, Lenore Skenazy writes.