When Is Lag B'Omer

When is Lag B'Omer

Lag B'Omer is falls on the 18th day according to the Hebrew month of Iyar.

What do People do on Lag B'Omer

Lag B'Omer is a Jewish holiday and begins at sunset before the date. This day is restricted for many activities. People do not cut their hair on Lag B'Omer. Jewish people believe that the plague killed Rabbi Akiva’s students. Therefore it is a very solemn day for the Jews. It is a quiet occasion and people do not involve themselves in any lavish celebrations during that time. The positive light of deceased people is amplified in the world. 

Jewish Observances