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 29 — Virtual Kindness

written on May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Yanir Dekel Since the rise of social media, strangely, the word humility automatically reminds me of its own absence. […]

Counting the Omer: Day 28 — Malchut of Netzach: Nobility in Endurance

written on May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sovereignty is the cornerstone of endurance. Endurance that encompasses the previous six qualities is indeed a tribute and testimony to […]

Counting the Omer: Day 27 — Foundation of Eternity

written on May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Leah Zimmerman I sat with my 8 year old daughter as she prepared a report for school on her chosen […]

Counting the Omer: Day 26 — Hod of Netzach

written on May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ginger Jacobs Today reminds us not to waste our time. Always find something to do, for yourself and/or for a […]

Counting the Omer: Day 25 — One Powerful Experience

written on May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tamara Kline Today the 4th day (Netzach) of the 4th week (Netzach) of counting the Omer (see below for an […]

Counting the Omer: Day 24 — The Well Being of Your Personal Self

written on May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Yanir Dekel After being in therapy for many years I can definitely say that one of the lessons that […]

Counting the Omer: Day 23 — Discipline in Endurance

written on May 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Leigh Grode With the mitzvah of counting the 49 days, known as Sefirat Ha’Omer, the Torah invites us on a […]

Counting the Omer: Day 22

written on May 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Jay Jacobs Today is day twenty-two of the Omer. This week we focus on the middah of zerizut — diligence, […]

Counting the Omer: Day 21 — Malchut of Tiferet / Kingdom within Compassion

written on May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

Counting the Omer: Day 20 — Can We Create a Safe Space?

written on May 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Juval Porat “The upright path is the middle path of all the qualities known to man. This is the […]