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Omer (oh-mayr) — lit., Measure of grain; also, period of 49 days between second day of Passover and Shavuot
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Omer Period: How To Determine
Methods of Counting the Omer Period
The mourning period during the counting of the omer ( sefirat...
Omer Period: Who Counts
Boy Who Becomes Bar Mitzva during Omer
Situation A boy becomes bar mitzva during the omer .  He has...
Omer Period: Who Counts
Women and Girls Counting Omer
Women and girls are not required to count the omer . But if they do,...
Omer Period: Forbidden Activities
Forbidden Activities During Omer Period
These are forbidden during the chosen omer period: Haircuts...
Introduction to Omer
Introduction to Omer
Omer is counted for 49 days, from the second day of Passover to the...
Omer: Counting
"Counting the Omer" Blessing
The blessing over counting the omer is “ al sefirat...
Omer: Counting
Halacha and Custom in Counting Omer
The only halacha of “counting the omer ” is to say the...
Omer: Counting
How To Count Omer before Dark
The ideal time and way to count the omer is to wait until dark, stand...
Omer: Counting
If You Do Not Count Omer before Next Day Sunset
Situation You forgot to count omer at night and didn’t...
Omer: Counting
If You Forget To Count Omer at Night
Situation You forgot to count omer at night. What To Do...
Omer Period: Permitted Activities
Buying Clothes Allowed during Omer
You may buy and wear new clothes during sefirat ha’omer ....
Omer Period: Permitted Activities
Cutting Nails Allowed during Omer
You may cut your nails during sefirat ha’omer .  
Omer Period: Permitted Activities
Saying SheHecheyanu Allowed during Omer
You may say she’hecheyanu during sefirat ha’omer .  
Omer Period: Permitted Activities
Swimming Allowed during Omer
You may swim during sefirat ha’omer .
Introduction to Shavuot
Introduction to Shavuot
Shavuot ( Yom HaBikurim in the Torah) celebrates and commemorates...
HAIRCUTS/SHAVING
When Haircuts and Shaving Are Forbidden
Here are the times when men and women are forbidden to get haircuts and...
Chol HaMoed: Shaving and Hair Cuts
Chol HaMoed: Exceptions for Shaving
It is best not to shave during chol ha’moed .  You MAY...

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