Geva Newsreel 415, 1968

Lag BaOmer Festivities at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai

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On Lag BaOmer, 80 thousand religious Jews participate in a hillula (celebration) in memory of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai by his tomb in Meron. The participants pray, place stones on the tombstone, and dance. Father cut their childrens hair for the first time in a halakha (upsherin) ceremony.

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