Meron and tomb of Shimon BarYochai
|Dancing at the Meron tomb (Central Zionist Archives, |
Harvard Library, 1925)
Hundreds of thousands of celebrants are expected to visit Shimon Bar Yochai's tomb in Meron by Wednesday night.
Shimon Hatzaddik was a High Priest of the second Temple in Jerusalem for 40 years.
|Jews gathered at Shimon Hatzaddik's tomb in Sheikh Jarrah,|
Jerusalem (Central Zionist Archives, Harvard Library,
|Children's Lag B'Omer procession|
near Shimon Hatzaddik's tomb (1918)