Lag ba’Omer

A photo essay.

Skyler Dahan and Erin Clare Brown
May 23 2023 12:01AM

The Rindfleisch massacres.

Michael Freund
May 9 2023 12:01AM

Even as there is plenty of blame to go around.

Herb Keinon
May 3 2021 12:01AM

Lag ba-Omer and a German Jew’s path to a once-neglected subject.

Gershom Scholem
April 30 2021 12:01AM

Rehabilitating bar Kokhba.

Eli Kavon
May 26 2016 12:01AM

“I placed a loaf of bread and some olives in my pack . . .”

S. Y. Agnon
May 7 2015 12:01AM

What began in order to commemorate a devastating plague became, in Lag ba’Omer, a celebration of Jewish life—physical, spiritual, and intellectual. (Registration required.)    

Elon Gilad
May 16 2014 12:01AM