Lag B’Omer - Class 3 - May 22 2017 - Vital Transformation

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Lag B’Omer – Class 3 – May 22 2017

May 22, 2017

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About Death Anniversaries Class

A Yom Hillula (Hebrew: יום הילולא, day of festivity) is another word for yahrzeit (the anniversary of a death). However, it differs from a regular yahrzeit in two respects. It refers specifically to the yahrzeit of a great Tzaddik who taught Kabbalah and/or Chassidus, and unlike a regular yahrzeit, which is marked with sadness and even fasting, a Yom Hillula is commemorated specifically through simcha (joy), and festive celebration.