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Beyond Bonfires - Why Lag BaOmer and Rabbi Shimon?
Why is the 33 rd day of the Omer a day of celebration? What is so unique about Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai? Rabbi Botton explains the deeper meaning behind the customs of this festive day
Pesach - Counting the Omer
What is the reason for counting the omer? When, according to the Torah we are obligated to count the days from Passover to Shavuot. On the second day of Passover, in the days of the Temple, an omer of barley was cut down and brought to the Temple as an offering. What is the significance of this grain offering referred to as the Omer? Rabbi Gottlieb teaches us the profound meaning of counting the omer
Shavuot - Getting Ready for the Royal Wedding
How can we become royalty? In this short video, Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstein expounds on the important trait of gratitude which will help us come prepared for the royal wedding on Shavuot, when we will be receiving the Torah from G-d anew
Understanding the Omer
Is there a connection between the seemingly separate occasions of the Omer offering and Shavuot?
The Hero’s Moment
In this short clip, world-renowned motivational speaker, Charlie Harary, illustrates what it takes to be a true hero
Why do we count Sefirat HaOmer upwards instead of counting down till the giving of the Torah?
Just Your Heart and That's Enough
Who has the strength to fix their character during the counting of the omer? It's tiring and difficult. But there is a shortcut; a good heart
How Would You Feel If the Researchers About to Cure Cancer Died in a Plane Crash?
Imagine thousands of researchers who gathered together about to discover the cure to cancer, when they were all killed in a horrible plane crash
Think Before You Act, The Rewards are Double
"If we think before counting the Omer, the mitzvah will be more potent and our reward double”
Counting Our Way to Better People
What is the message of Counting the Omer? Learn how utilize the opportunity of Counting the Omer to grow and become a better person
The Secret of the Omer
What is the purpose of counting the Omer? What is the reason we don’t listen to music and have haircuts during the days of the Omer? In a fascinating lecture, Rabbi Kaplan explains how to apply the lessons of the Omer to our lives
Counting the Omer - Part 1
What is the purpose and significance of Counting the Omer? Rabbi Glaser illustrates how Counting the Omer impacts our personal lives and spiritual growth
Counting the Omer - Part 2
Rabbi Glaser explains how to utilize the days of Counting the Omer to develop your spiritual growth
The Jewish Year - Part 2
In this episode of 'The Jewish Year', Rabbi Lauffer elaborates on the essence of the month of Nissan, Passover, the counting of the Omer and the Festival of Shavuot
Counting the Omer - An Auspicious Season for Change
Sefirah is a time of positive energy for working on ourselves
Counting the Omer
What is the purpose of counting the Omer? What is the significance of the number seven in Judaism? Rabbi Lauffer elaborates on the laws and customs regarding the counting of the Omer