Articles in "Lag Ba'omer"

Israel Marks National Day of Mourning Following Death of 45 at Mt. Meron

Israel marked a national day of mourning on Sunday following the death of 45 Jewish worshippers during the Lag BaOmer festivities at Mount ...

Israel Mourns Death of 44 Worshippers at Mt. Meron

Israel is in shock and dismay following the death of 44 and the injuring of some 150 people during Lag BaOmer festivities at Mount Meron on ...

300 Arrested After Storming Meron on Lag Ba’Omer

The police arrested some 300 Ultra-Orthodox Jews on Tuesday who stormed Mount Meron to celebrate Lag Ba'Omer at the site, although it was ...

Israel Bans Bonfires Ahead of Lag Ba’Omer

The government has issued a blanket ban on the lighting of bonfires at all locations in the country on Lag Ba'Omer as part of its efforts ...

Weather Conditions Help Keep Lag Ba’omer Under Control

Extensive warnings by national and local officials and calmer-than-expected weather conditions contributed overnight between Wednesday and ...

Parched Weather Leads To Fears Lag Ba’omer Bonfires Could Cause ‘Disaster’

Fire crews around the country are preparing for a “disastrous” Lag Ba’omer despite an order by national fire chief Dadi Samchi for a ...

In Pictures: Holiday of Bonfires in Israel

Hundreds of thousands of Israelis lit massive bonfires on Wednesday evening to celebrate the holiday of Lag Ba’omer, including a huge ...