Quotes: Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai

Three quotes about Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, just in time or Lag BaOmer.

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Lag Ba'Omer marks the passing of the great Sage, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai taught: "Anyone who helps a fellow Jew is considered as if he helped God himself." (Midrash Tanchuma Parshas Vayechi)

What can you do today to help a fellow Jew?

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai taught: "Three people who eat together and share words of Torah, it's as if they are at God's table." (Pirkei Avos 3:3)

When can you share words of Torah today?

For the revelation of the Torah, the Jews went up to Moutn Sinai. But to access the secrets of the Torah, Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai submerged himself in a cave.

Which environments are the best for your own Torah growth?