The Days of the Omer
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Each day between the beginning of Passover and Shavuot gets counted, 49 days in all, 7 weeks of seven days. Here are the words we say and some of the meaning behind the ritual.
Apps for DROID and iOS to help you count the Omer!!!
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Once a year there is Jewish custom is to say a special blessing on flowering fruit trees. It happens in spring, especially during the Omer, but it's also a good teaching for Tu Bish'vat. You'll also find some other good tree texts here.
This awesome nigun is sung for hours the second night of Pesach in the Stolner shul in Brooklyn. A great nigun for any kind of dancing, and any time you count the Omer!
Earth Day falls sometime during the Omer every year. Use any of the earthprayers on neohasid.org to observe it.
A lullaby from the Vilna ghetto.
with a special emphasis on peace for the whole that comprises Israel and Palestine -- also for every week
Two entries: A Mizrachi Hatikva
, and alternatives to JNF if you want to plant trees
What can we do to commemorate the rainbow covenant of the Noah story? What rituals, liturgies, actions? Read (and record) suggestions here.
Six recordings based on Yakar, Reb Shlomo, Skolyer (two traditional and one adapted) and Reb Zalman (Ryzhin). For counting the Omer, Kabbalat Shabbat, Chanukah, etc.
A liturgy for the day before Lag B'omer leading into Lag B'omer, related to global warming and the flood of Noah, which began on the 17th of Iyyar.