(Counting of the omer): An omer is a biblical measurement of grain. The counting of the omer is 49-day period that begins on the second night of Passover during which each day is counted with a blessing. On the 50th day, the Festival of Shavuot is observed.
Learn about the Shabbat customs, traditions, and practices observed in synagogues and Jewish communities throughout the world.
Why do we celebrate Jewish Arbor Day in the middle of winter?