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The period of the Omer and the festival of Shavuot are opportune times to explore our connection and relationship to the land. The grain offerings of the Omer (barley) and Two Loaves (wheat) had to come from the choicest grain of the land of Israel, thus offering to G-d the best of Jewish agriculture in Israel.
Counting the Omer: A Tool for Nature ConsciousnessIn addition to our historical understanding of Pesach as our Exodus from Egypt, the holiday also signified the start of the grain harvest. Thus, scripture portrays the Omer season as a time for awaiting the wheat harvest.
The Jew and the Omer: An Ecological SynthesisOnce we grow as spiritual beings, we can again refer back to our dimensions of space and time, in order that our souls contribute to the healing of the world.
Omer and Shavuot Text Learning and Discussion Guide Explore texts related to Goats, Grapes, and Greenbelts and teach them to your community. Great for Tikkun Leyl Shavuot!