Yoman Geva 207, 1960

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai Celebration on Mount Meron on Lag BaOmer

1960
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30 thousand Jewish believers participate in the Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai Celebration on Mount Meron on the eve of Lag BaOmers. Rebbe of Boyan Mordechai Sholom Yosef Friedman lights a bonfire and the participants dance and pray. The following day, Meron is the site of an upsherin ceremony, in which childrens hair is cut.

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