Mount Meron draws over 100,000 for bonfire day
According to tradition, the Talmudic sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai died on Lag Ba’omer and was buried on Mount Meron.
More than 100,000 people came to Mount Meron on Sunday to attend the traditional festivities in honor of the Lag Ba’omer holiday. Other Israelis celebrated with bonfires throughout the country last night.
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