3 thoughts on “Lag B'ummer

  1. The robot’s point has been made before. By the Pri Chadash, a 17th century commentator.
    We’re not celebrating that they stopped dying. We’re celebrating that even after all the destruction, Rabbi Akiva was still able to begin again and that the Torah was able to continue. Specifically, through his five new students, one of whom was Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.

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