Counting the Omer
Starting with the evening of the Second Seder, we count the days between Pesah and Shavuot. These fifty days can be an opportunity for personal reflection and revelation.
Counting the Moments (Shuly Rubin Schwartz): “The celebration of Shavuot was embedded in temporal ambiguity. Jews could strive for the moment when they would commemorate receiving the Torah”
Uncertainty and the Omer (Matt Berkowitz): Why is counting the omer connected with mourning and sorrow?
The Laws of Sefirah and Shavuot (Isaac Klein, A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice): Historical and halakhic examination of the omer and the holiday of Shavuot
The Omer: Counting and Community
with Eliezer Diamond