The verse in Vayikra (23:16) says: עד ממחרת השבת השביעית תספרו חמישים יום even unto the morrow after the seventh week shall ye number fifty days (OJPS, emphasis added) In my experience the ...
Suppose someone accidentally counts the wrong day of the omer after making a bracha, and then realizes later that night what he had done. How should he rectify this? Should he count the correct day ...
I thought (in the middle of Shemona Esray of mincha) that I must count the first day of sefirah after I finish; but did not do it verbally. Should I continue on to make the brocha from the second day? ...
When we count the Sefiras Haomer, why do we count up and not down?