An Ultra-Orthodox girl stands near a bonfire during a celebration of Lag Ba'Omer in Ashdod, May 13, 2017. AMIR COHEN/REUTERS

IN PHOTOS: Israelis Mark Lag Ba'Omer With Bonfires and All-night Festivities

The Jewish holiday has a different significance depending on whom you ask, but thousands gather around fires to celebrate it

Tomer Appelbaum
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