Lag BaOmer – The Haircut Holiday

Is there really a holiday that we celebrate with haircuts?Shulchan Arukh, Orach Chayyim 493:1-2 (1) It is customary not to get married between Pesach and Shavuot, until Lag BaOmer (the 33rd day), because during that time, the students of Rabbi Akiva died. However, to do “erusin” and “kiddushin” (engagement and betrothal) is OK. And even for “nisuin” (marriage), if someone did so, we do not … Continue reading Lag BaOmer – The Haircut Holiday