Fetivals

  • Counting the Omer

    Beginning with the second night of Pesach we count the Omer until we arrive in our calendar at Shavuot. To help you with the counting, we have prepared a leaflet for you with a calendar, the blessings, and the numbers (download link below and available in the Shul). Traditionally, the Omer is counted in the evening, after sunset. Chag Sameach The Jewish calendar is big on time and, in most cases, follows a natural pattern, such as the moon, the sun, and/or the seasons. However, Shabbat comes every week, whether or not Friday night feels like a Tuesday or a Thursday or if we are in summer or winter. Something I learned…