Pursuant to the Rebbe’s words, everyone is encouraged to visit the Ohel on Lag B’omer, buses will be making round trips to the Ohel throughout the night and day of Lag B’omer.
On Lag Ba’omer thousands of men, women, and children crowd the streets of Meron to visit the kever of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai. The Rebbe spoke about the special quality of Lag Ba’omer and how it is a day when prayers break all barriers and miracles are accessible.
The Rebbe also encouraged Ohel visits on this auspicious day, writing in Igros Kodesh (vol 4, p304) that “reading a pan at the Ohel on the Rashbi’s day of celebration… has the ability to break all barriers and to bestow upon each individual everything they need: children, health, and livelihood, in abundance.”
As they did for Yud Alef Nissan, the Ohel Bus makes getting to and from the Ohel easy, convenient, and cheap. For just five dollars, you can get a round trip ticket for a time that works with your schedule.
Buses leave from the corner of Kingston Ave and Eastern Parkway on Wednesday night every hour on the hour, starting from 5:00 PM. Buses will also be running every half hour Thursday morning from 5:30 AM – 7:30 AM. To accommodate the Lag B’omer event, between 7:30 PM and 9:00 PM, the buses will depart further down Eastern Parkway, closer to Albany Avenue.
From 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM on Thursday, there will also be free coach buses departing from the corner of Kingston Avenue and Eatern Parkway every half hour, sponsored by Bais Shmuel, li’iluy nishmas Menachem Mendel ben Baruch.
Leaving from Kingston and Eastern Parkway: Every hour beginning at 5:00 PM until midnight.
Leaving from the Ohel: Every hour beginning at 5:45 PM until 12:45 AM.
Leaving from Kingston and Eastern Parkway: Every half-hour from 5:30 AM until 7:30 AM.
Leaving from the Ohel: Every half hour from 6:15 AM until 8:15 AM.
$5 per round trip.
On Thursday, Lag B’omer buses will be traveling to the Ohel every half hour beginning 8:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
Leaving from the Ohel: Every half hour from 9:00 AM until 10:00 PM.
For Men Women, and Children.
The Thursday buses are free of charge.
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