Hundreds of Thousands in Meron

Watch hundreds of thousands in Meron at the Hilula (memorial) of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.Maayana Miskin, 5/20/2011, 2:53 PM

Rabbis: Go to Meron for Lag BaOmer Day, Not Evening

Chief Rabbis call on Lag BaOmer visitors to Meron to postpone until Sunday so workers preparing the site won't desecrate Sabbath.Chana Ya'ar, 5/12/2011, 10:31 AM

Lag BaOmer Turns into Tree Planting Festival in Gush Etzion

Tuesday B’Shvat, the “New Year of Trees marked by tree planting towards winter’s end, reappeared in Gush Etzion on Lag BaOmer.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/3/2010, 4:42 PM

Hundreds of Thousands Celebrate Lag Ba'Omer in Meron

Hundreds of thousands in the Galilean city of Meron to celebrate the mystical teachings of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.Malkah Fleisher, 5/2/2010, 2:54 PM

Lag BaOmer at the Tomb of Shimon HaTzaddik

Thousands celebrtaed the traditional Lag BaOmer bonfire at the Tomb of Shimon HaTzaddik in the Jerusalem neighborhood named for the sage.Hana Levi Julian, 5/2/2010, 11:53 AM

Education Ministry: 'Don't Start Bonfires on Saturday'

The Rabbinate and Education Ministry asked Israelis not to prepare for the Lag BaOmer bonfires on Saturday so as not to desecrate the Sabbath.Hana Levi Julian, 4/29/2010, 2:23 PM