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the 33day of the Omer, a minor festival falling between Passover and Shavuot, commemorating the end of a plague which killed thousands of Rabbi Akiva’s students; also the yahrzeit of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar
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Entry for 'Lag Baomer'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/l/lag-baomer.html. 2012.