The Hilula of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai

Welcome to the Hilula of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.

May his merit protect us all and May the blessings of G-d be upon you from the gravesite in Meron

You are invited to view the traditional lightings of the bonfires at the gravesite of the holy Tana Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai and send names for the purpose of prayers on their behalf which will be placed on the grave and celebrate with us the joy of the festival.


The First Lighting of the Ashkenazi and the Chassidic community led by the Boyan Rebbe Shlit'a

Second Lighting of the Spharadi community led by the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Rabbi Shlomo Moshe Amar Shlit'a and with other rabbi's

The Final Lighting of theNational Religious Public community led by the Chief Rabbi of Zfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu Shlit'a , and Rabbi Haim DruckmanShlit'a

Watch in YouTube