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Audio: When Counting Really Counts - Sefirat HaOmer Part 1

The Seder? That was just the beginning for what actually comes after!
4/8/2013, 11:13 PM

A7 Radio's "ASK THE RABBI!" with Rabbi Pinchas Winston
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From the second night of Passover we start to count the Omer, a 49-day count-up to the holiday of Shavuos. What's really going on?

Omer table, depicting the number of days in the omer (top) and its equivalence in number of weeks (middle) and days. Credit: Jewish Encyclopedia 1901-1906 - Wiki Commons.

Rabbi Pinchas Winston is an international lecturer and acclaimed author, having published more than 25 works about Judaism. His special focus is on 'geula b'rachamim' or 'redemption through mercy'.  His website, , offers videos, essays and a his library of books he has authored.   To send Rabbi Winston your questions to be answered on the show, email:
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