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”Rollicking, touching, soulful, thought provoking, and funny -- “”Honey From the Rock”” celebrates the warmth and richness of Jewish culture. Mark and Renée weave together a vibrant and joyful performance brimming with folk tales, music, song, and contemporary stories drawn from Hebrew, Yiddish, Sephardic and American Jewish sources. All that and some amazing juggling feats and Israeli dancing! Rabbi Mark & Renee will also celebrate with Talmud Torah students in the afternoon.
Counting of the Omer (Hebrew: ספירת העומר, Sefirat HaOmer, sometimes abbreviated as Sefira or the Omer) is an important verbal counting of each of the forty-nine days between the Jewish holidays of Passover and Shavuot as stated in the Hebrew Bible: Leviticus 23:15-16.
This mitzvah ("commandment") derives from the Torah commandment to count forty-nine days beginning from the day on which the Omer, a sacrifice containing an omer-measure of barley, was offered in the Temple in Jerusalem, up until the day before an offering of wheat was brought to the Temple on Shavuot. The Counting of the Omer begins on the second day of Passover (the 16th of Nisan) and ends the day before the holiday of Shavuot, the 'fiftieth day.
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