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  Nissan 30, 5772 , 22/04/12

Counting the Omer in the Digital Age

Technology has made counting the Omer, the period of forty-nine days between the Jewish holidays of Passover and Shavuot, all the more easy, convenient and enjoyable. Omer counting devices and special Omer calendars have long been relied upon to help individuals remember the correct count, but in the Digital Age, there are websites, mobile applications and text message reminders to help keep the counting correct, says the Jewish Week.
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