Category Archives: Blog: Counting the Omer

"Teach us to number our days
that we may gain a heart of wisdom."

For the 50 days of counting the omer, members of BCC’s Ritual Committee gather (and compose) thoughts, reflections, meditations for each day of the Omer counting.

Counting the Omer: Day 39 — Victory within Foundation

written on June 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Tara Rose Background The counting of the Omer uses the Kabbalistic tree of life to understand our personal growth […]

Counting the Omer: Day 38 — The Beauty of That

written on May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Cantor Juval Porat On this 38th day of counting the omer, tradition invites us to reflect on Tif’eret (beauty) within […]

Counting the Omer: Day 37 — Are You a Believer or a Skeptic?

written on May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards According to Jewish legend, today (the 22nd of the Hebrew month Iyar) was the first Shabbat after […]

Counting the Omer: Day 36 — The Foundation of Emotional and Spiritual Life

written on May 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Leah Zimmerman Today we begin the week that focuses on Yesod, the bonding and emotional connections that serve as a […]

Counting the Omer: Day 35 — Beyond Comparison

written on May 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ginger Jacobs The main theme for today is not to worry about how great or how awful you are.  Be […]

Counting the Omer: Day 34 — Be Who You Really Are

written on May 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tamara Kline Today is day 34 of the Omer. The two energy centers we systematically combine today are Yesod and […]

Counting the Omer: Day 33 — Stop and Smell the Roses

written on May 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Davi Cheng Today is Lag B’Omer – which is a shorthand way of saying “the 33rd day of the Counting […]

Counting the Omer: Day 32 — Endurance in Humility

written on May 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Leigh Grode During the fifth week of counting the Omer, we focus and refine the emotional attribute of Hod – […]

Counting the Omer: Day 31 — Truth and Awareness

written on May 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Jay Jacobs Today is DAY THIRTY-ONE of the Omer which is the — TIFERET of HOD which deals with truth […]

Counting the Omer: Day 30 — Gevurah of Hod / Might or Discipline within Humility

written on May 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Tara Rose The counting of the Omer uses the tree of life, the system of divine energies (of G-d) […]