Lag B’Omer What?

We all saw the sad news from Israel on April 29 when 45 people were crushed to death and 150 others injured during a Lag B’Omer festival in Meron, a town in upper Galilee. But what is Lag B’Omer, and why is it such a big deal?

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Winning the Oscar for best picture, ‘Nomadland’ tells the story of a woman who, after her husband dies and her town shrivels up when the local plant closes, begins to live a life on the road and meets other nomads in her journey.

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