Omer Learning: Day 42

The Count

Tonight we count the following day of the Omer:

Today is 42 days, which is 6 weeks 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 42nd way is: Who asks and answers

From our community:

Looking for some accessible and powerful inspiration on a Jewish topic? May I suggest you search our Rabbi Sachs’ content on YouTube? His brilliant mind and approachable style make many of his presentations home runs.

Here are a few examples worth checking out:

Rambam’s Guide for the Perplexed on the Seder Night:

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on What Jews Believe About the Afterlife:

How we can face the future without fear, together:

Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s Omer Learning was published without its YouTube link. You can view the video by visiting Omer Learning Day 41 on our website.

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