The Omer: A Slideshow Presentation

Seven weeks. What has happened to me in the past seven weeks? I’ve gotten two new toothbrushes. I’ve showered 42 times. I’ve watched a lot of basketball. I’ve played very little basketball.

You see, the Omer can be fun. I’ve never really thought much of it in the past. I usually forget to count by the third day and then I’m over it. But this year, on the MyJewishLearning homepage, we have had some funny pictures to correspond with each day in order to make the counting easier and more enjoyable. It worked for me.

With coming tonight, I thought it would be a good chance to look back at these 49 days with the help of a slideshow. Just press on the picture below and you can see why Scottie Pippen will forever be associated with Lag B’Omer.

Chag Sameach!

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