Photo by Eitan Elhadez/TPS on 23 May, 2019

PHOTOS: Lag B’Omer on Mount Meron

Jewish World By TPS   •   23 May, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of Jews ascended Mount Meron on Wednesday evening to celebrate Lag BaOmer, the Jewish holiday which commemorates the death of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.

The traditional bonfires were lit, and celebrations were held throughout the night.

Many lit candles at his gravesite.