Omer Learning: Day 17

The Count

Tonight we count the following day of the Omer:

Today is 17 days, which is 2 weeks 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 17th way is: By a minimum of chatter

From our community:

There are 3 websites I would suggest

Yiddish Book Center –
New York Jewish Week-
JTA Daily Briefing-

–Steve Zimmet

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