Hundreds of thousands of Israelis make the trek to the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron on Lag B’Omer. Get swept into the fiery mysticism of the ultimate Jewish party!
Join Yishai Fleisher and his brother Joshua Fleisher (videographer) as they share their pilgrimage to Meron.
Meron, a northern Israeli village, is the site of the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, a first-century rabbi. The Lag B’Omer celebration, marking the passing of the rabbi, was instituted by the rabbi himself on his deathbed. It is marked by torches, song and feasting.