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“Lag B’Omer” is the 33rd Day of the Omer

Lag B'Omer parade
AskNoah banner in Lag B’Omer Parade 5771 (20’11), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Lag B’Omer, the 33rd day of the Omer (26 May in 20’24), is the anniversary of the passing of the Talmudic sage, Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai:


The kabbalah of Rabbi Shimon stresses the importance of raising up the spiritual level of the physical world:


The plague on Rabbi Akiva’s 24000 students stopped on Lag B’Omer:


In this reading of a talk by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, it is explained that Rabbi Shimon’s teachings highlighted the concept of unity by drawing attention to the verse, “How good and how pleasant it is for brothers to sit together.” [Psalms 133:1].  (Length = 3 minutes)