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Prayer

Prayer

Alongside the dancing and festive atmosphere, prayer and learning of the Jewish scriptures are also common ritual during the Hillula.

A reading of the Torah

A reading of the Torah

Habad

Habad

Grievances

Grievances

Segregated ultra-orthodox women

Segregated ultra-orthodox women

Dance

Dance

Ecstasy

Ecstasy

“He who has not seen the joy of Lag B'Omer at the grave of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai has not seen happiness at all, when Israel go up there in a mass of celebration in songs and with any instrument of music... and stand there night and day and learn and pray and say chants.”          S. Y. Agnon                       
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