#LagBaOmer Rabbi Akiva and the Thirty-Third of the #Omer
by Rabbi Menachem Genack, excerpted from "Letters to President Clinton: Biblical Lessons on Faith and Leadership"
Amid destruction it takes uncommon optimism to remain hopeful. The Talmudic sage Rabbi Akiva, and a curious holiday celebrating his legacy, provide an enduring message of optimism the most difficult of circumstances.
Letter from president Bill Clinton about Rabbi Akiva.This article was excerpted from "Letters to President Clinton: Biblical Lessons on Faith and