IDF doesn't recognize 'Traditional'?

IDF soldiers defining themselves 'Traditional' and not shaving during Omer period forced to shave or jailed.Mordechai Sones, 5/6/2018, 2:19 PM

Counting up, counting down

Lag Ba'Omer marks the end of the sad customs of the period of sefira. Do we count ba'Omer or la'OmerRabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 5/3/2018, 2:35 AM

Waving away the conflict

The idea of waving the omer, known as tenufa, is something we see several times in the Torah. What does it signify?Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 4/27/2018, 5:03 PM

A step by step primer of Passover laws 5778

From ridding the house of leavened products to the counting of the Omer and the last days of the holiday, this primer will tell you how to do it right.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 3/26/2018, 9:11 AM

Rav Wozner, Rav Kook and the Omer

The Jewish people as a synergetic entity.Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 4/11/2015, 11:44 PM

Watch: Historic Omer Barley Offering Held in Jerusalem

Temple Institute holds reenactment of new barley offering on same day it was performed in Holy Temple thousands of years ago.Ari Yashar, 4/8/2015, 12:59 PM

Swastika Graffitied on Fallen IDF Soldiers' Monument

Swastika and anti-Semitic slurs in Arabic scrawled on monument for fallen IDF soldiers of southern town of Omer over the weekend.Cynthia Blank, 4/5/2015, 3:01 PM

Egged Drops 'Omer Count' on Buses After Criticism

Bus company decides to halt a notification service that reminds passengers to 'count the Omer,' after criticism of 'irrelevant information'.Yaakov Levi, 4/27/2014, 5:47 PM

Secular Israelis Learn to Count the Omer on TV

For the first time, Israel television will be broadcasting educational segments relating to the counting of the Omer David Lev, 4/2/2013, 9:19 PM