When Jewish Cemeteries Rock: My Moroccan Lag BaOmer Adventure

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
May 26, 2016

I had always thought of Jewish cemeteries as solemn places – but that was before going to a hilloula (festivity) 30 years ago in the Moroccan town of Ouazzane on Lag BaOmer, the Jewish holiday that falls on the 33rd day between Pesach and Shavuot.