Count the Omer with the Mitsui Collective on Instagram
As we begin this years Counting of the Omer, many of us have already been counting the days since the world entered this period of isolation, distancing, anxiety, and stress on the one hand...and self-sacrifice, community-care, and virtual connection on the other. The Omer - the 7 week / 49 day period from Passover to Shavuot - lends itself beautifully to numerous layers of interpretation and practice.
While we may be experiencing mixed emotions about our current situation we can look at what is around us Looking for comfort in these unsettling times? We asked some famous writers about the books that bring them relief.