Monday, May 11, 2009

Halocho #323 - Tonight is Lag B'Omer

One does not say Tachanun on Lag B'Omer, nor at Mincha the day before (this afternoon).

The mourning-customs of the Omer apply to the night of Lag B'Omer as well.

Source: Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 22:8, 120:6

Traditionally Lag B'Omer is celebrated as the Yahrzeit of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai.

- Danny Monday, 17 Iyar 5769, 32nd day of the Omer

Please daven for a complete recovery for Tamar bat Naama - תמר בת נעמה

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