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Image for the Day: Indulge yourself, it’s Lag Ba’Omer


Lag Ba’Omer falls on the thirty-third day of counting the omer, a Jewish tradition that marks the seven weeks between Passover and Shavuot. Usually a solemn period, on Day 33, the rabbis say we can let loose. Get married! Host a wild cookout! Cut your hair!* I don’t know all of the details about this, but I am a fan of chilling and joy.

Photo by Flickr user Özgür Mülazımoğlu.

*If you’re wondering why the last one, leave a comment and I’ll do my best to answer.

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