Podcasts: Lag Ba’omer

Anash.org is pleased to bring you a curated selection of audio shiurim on Lag Ba’omer.

What is Lag Ba’omer

What do we really celebrate on Lag BaOmer and what does the Rebbe say about it?

Listen to a shiur on this topic, delivered by Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, shliach in Flamingo ON.

[Credit: Chabad.org]

Why celebrate?

Why is Rashbi’s passing a reason for celebration? Shouldn’t it be a day of sadness?

Listen to a discussion about this and about the various other reasons we celebrate on Lag Ba’omer, delivered by Rabbi Yaakov Goldstein of ShulchanAruchHarav.com.

Click here for a written summary and sources.

[Credit: ShulchanAruchHarav.com]

Lag Ba’omer in Kabolo (New)

The Arizal teaches us that Lag Ba’omer is connected to Hashem’s name ACHDATAM. A short explanation of this idea, including an insight from the Rebbe’s father, Reb Levi Yitzchok is delivered by Rabbi Moshe Gourarie, an editor of Chassidus Mevueres on Tanya.

For a sheet of מקורות to follow along with, click here.

Mamer on Lag Ba’omer

Listen to a shiur on the Rebbe’s Mamer הנה מה טוב תשכ”ב, delivered in Yiddish by Reb Yoel Kahn.

For the text of the Mamer click here.

[credit:  http://otzerhachassidus.com]

R’ Akiva

R’ Akiva, whose students stopped dying on Lag Baomer, was the teacher of RaShBI.

Who was Rabbi Akiva? Listen to an in-depth Shiur on the topic based on a series of Maamarei Chazal delivered by renowned lecturer Rabbi Yossi Paltiel.

[credit: InsideChassidus]

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