It’s Lag BaOmer today, and the kids are off school today and tomorrow. If I had forgotten the holiday, as soon as I walked into the canteen at lunchtime I would have been reminded. Instead of (as usual) table after table of tech people, I could see table after table of parent with child – or children – getting stuck in to their meal. Bringing your kids to work is normal and not seen as anything unusual. While I don’t mind it – even if it means dodging the more boisterous boys from time to time – it still seems out of the ordinary to me. Guess I have a long way to go before I become a proper Israeli.
Meantime, courtesy of the Times of Israel, here are a selection of interesting Lag BaOmer links: