Visitors: Meron a Disaster Zone

Meron: Tens of thousands wait anxiously for buses in the heat, visitors label coordination at site ‘a catastrophe’ Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 2:07 PM

200,000 Celebrate in Meron

Pictures of Saturday night’s all-night celebration in Meron., 4/28/2013, 10:54 AM

Thousands Trapped in Meron

Thousands who spent the night cannot get home due to what they term police organizational failures.Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 9:46 AM

Thousands Making Way to Meron for Lag Ba'omer

Police and fire teams are on hand in large forces. The roads around Meron closed to traffic. Video of celebration.Gil Ronen, 4/27/2013, 8:50 PM

Lag Ba'omer: Traditional Torah Walk in Tzfat

Photos: For the 180th straight year, dignitaries march from Abo House to Rashbi's tomb in Meron.Gil Ronen, 4/27/2013, 8:25 PM

MDA Preparing Ahead for Lag Ba”Omer at Meron

Magen David Adom is already making preparations for the massive influx of Jews expected for Lag Ba'Omer at Meron.Chana Ya'ar, 4/15/2013, 8:17 PM

ChabadTanks Bring Holiday Spirit

Chabad’s mobile mitzvah tanks brought the spirit of Lag BaOmer to citizens throughout Israel, and are now helping prepare students for Shavuot.Elad Benari, 5/26/2011, 9:54 AM

Photos: Lag BaOmer in Jerusalem

INN brings you a photo essay of the Lag BaOmer celebrations which took place at the tomb of Shimon Hatzaddik in Jerusalem.INN Staff, 5/24/2011, 5:14 AM

Thousands Celebrate on Mt. Meron

Tens of thousands of Jews celebrated Lag BaOmer at the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai on Mount Meron in the Upper Galilee.Elad Benari and Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2011, 10:11 PM

Lag BaOmer Parade in Tel Aviv

Chabad organizes parade in Tel Aviv in the spirit of “love your fellow man as you love yourself.”.Gil Ronen & Yoni Kempinski, 5/22/2011, 4:58 PM

Quiet Lag B'Omer in Djerba

Lag B'Omer celebrations were quiet for the first time this year in Djerba, where security precautions took precedence over simcha (joy).Chana Ya'ar, 5/22/2011, 3:46 PM

'Lag B'Omer a Jewish Victory'

“A huge Lag B’Omer bonfire in the heart of the Shomron recalls Rabbi Shimon Ben Yochai’s diplomatic victory over the Roman Empire.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/22/2011, 8:28 AM

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: Lag BaOmer Day, not Eve

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: Tu B’Shvat Part II

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

Meron Lag Ba'Omer Celebrations

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 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

'No Bonfires Saturday, Please'

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