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Zionism, Jewish Belonging and Counting the Omer

In the same way that we count up, not down, during the Omer, in anticipation of the long-awaited end, the Jewish world must work toward collective goals, rather than from a collective history.

The idea of counting the Omer is rather simple – every night between Passover and Shavuot we count, until we reach seven complete weeks; 49 days...