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Who was Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai?

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai lived about 1800 years ago in the land of Israel, which was then under Roman rule. He was a student of Rabbi Akiba whom he admired...

Why did Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai stay in a cave for 13 years?

There was once a discussion between Rabbi Shimon, Rabbi Judah and Rabbi Yose. Rabbi Judah praised the work of the Romans who had rebuilt the land of Israel...

Where can I find deep insights on Lag b'Omer online?

Try http://www.sichosinenglish.org/books/timeless-patterns/40.htm for information on Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai.Try...

What is Lag b'Omer?

"Lag" (spelled with the Hebrew letters Lamed and Gimmel) are the Hebrew letters used to write the...