Counting the Omer. What this means is that organizations are feeling more pressure than ever to make Judaism seem attractive to young people—the future depends on it. I've heard this is the day when all of Rabbi Akiva's students stopped dying. The smallest movement-affiliated synagogue? And if he turns to Judaism, he'll regard him as a traitor for having intermarried!
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The 7 weeks between Passover and Shavuot are known as the Omer. I've heard this is the day when all of Rabbi Akiva's students stopped dying. Organizations like Hillel, a non-denominational campus outreach organization, have gathered data on the most efficient ways of encouraging these friendships. For converts, mikveh and, sometimes, circumcision are encouraged — but optional. Who was the Ethiopian Cushite wife that Moses took Numbers