Omer Learning: Day 10

The Count

Tonight we count the following day of the Omer:

Today is 10 days, which is 1 week and 3 days of the Omer

See: The blessings and procedure for counting the Omer.

Today’s Learning

Pirkei Avot 6:6 tells us: Greater is learning Torah than the priesthood and than royalty, for royalty is acquired by thirty stages, and the priesthood by twenty-four, but the Torah by forty-eight things.

The 10th way is: By attending to the sages

From our community:

When I am looking for inspiration for our family practices such as candle lighting, seders, and lifecycle events, I often turn to It was first recommended to us by the rabbi who did our wedding as a source for feminist wedding ideas. It includes rituals and meditations on many aspects of contemporary life – meditations for working parents, or blessings for hope during Covid, for example. I often browse it just to enjoy the poetry and to reflect on possibilities for incorporating holiness into everyday life.
–Debbie Ann Doyle Ainspan

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