Omer Calendar

The Omer Calendar serves to count the days from Passover, which commemorates the Exodus, to Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah. The calendar emphasizes that the redemption from slavery was not complete until the Jewish people received the Torah.

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Name: Omer Calendar
Artist: Unknown
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Origin: Palestine, late 19th century
Medium: colored inks on white paper, Paint, Wood
Dimensions: 10.8 in x 9.3 in
Credit: Gift of Mrs. Gertrude J. Schiff
Catalog Number: 94.104