Backman’s Corner: Why do we count days during the Omer?
By Eli Backman
Why do we count the days?
To know when school will be out!
Sefirah refers to the counting of days between Passover and the holiday of Shavuot. Passover was the time the Jews left Egypt and Shavuot is the time they received the Torah from G-d at Mount Sinai. The time between is seen as a time they ...