Sefirat HaOmer

June 20, 2006

the positive commandment of counting the days beginning with the Second Day of Pesach and ending with Erev Shavuot. One of the significant aspects of this Command is that it connects The Holiday of Pesach, which celebrates Physical Redemption from the Bondage of Egypt, with its purpose, “Spiritual Redemption,” celebrated on the Holiday of Shavuot; namely, the acceptance by the Jewish People of the Torah at Mount Sinai.