Kids & Family

"Memorial Tablet and Omer Calendar" by Baruch Zvi Ring, ca. 1900

What childbirth teaches us about the Omer

Tazria-Metzora Leviticus 12:1–15:33 II Kings 7:3–20 Right now we are in a period of time on the Jewish calendar called the Omer, when we are instructed to count our days. In our agricultural cycle, this 49-day period between Passover and Shavuot marks the start of the barley harvest. In our spiritual cycle, it marks the…
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