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  • Community Lag Ba'omer BBQ

  • Join us for a Lag B'Omer Jewish unity BBQ! Fun for adults and children! All are welcome to join!

    Delicious BBQ: Hot dogs, burgers, wings, salads, desserts and much more!
     

    Thursday, April 29, 2021 5:30pm

    Bring your family, friends and great spirit!
     

    *Will be outdoors, weather permitting*

    At The Chabad center lower parking lot.
     

    Please follow Covid protocol while you are arriving and until you take your seat to eat).
     

    There is a suggested donation of $12 per person $36 for the family.

    No one turned away due to lack of funds.

    Sponsorships are greatly appreciated!


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    What is Lag B'Omer?

    Lag BaOmer, the 33rd day of the Omer count is a festive day on the Jewish calendar . It is celebrated with outings (on which the children traditionally play with bows and arrows ), bonfires, and other joyous events.

    Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, who lived in the second century of the common era, was the first to publicly teach the mystical dimension of the Torah known as the "Kabbalah," and is the author of the basic work of Kabbalah, the Zohar. On the day of his passing, Rabbi Shimon instructed his disciples to mark the date as "the day of my joy."

    Lag BaOmer also commemorates another joyous event. The Talmud relates that in the weeks between the Jewish holidays of Passover and Shavuot , a plague raged amongst the disciples of the great sage Rabbi Akiva , "because they did not act respectfully towards each other." These weeks are therefore observed as a period of mourning , with various joyous activities proscribed by law and custom. On Lag BaOmer the deaths ceased. Thus, Lag BaOmer also carries the theme of the imperative to love and respect one’s fellow( ahavat yisrael ) .

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    Chabad of Monroeville
    2715 Mosside Blvd.
    Monroeville, PA 15146
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