On Root / On fiery angels and evil twins
Bonfires dot the landscape on Lag Ba'omer as Israelis commemorate the passing of the great 2nd century mystic, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. And eat BBQ.
There is the lovely green, tree-appreciating holiday of Tu Bishvat in mid-winter, but in the spring, Jewish tradition presents its evil twin: Lag Ba'omer.
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