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Halacha - Music during the Omer
Submitted by anonymous  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
Answer: The Gemorra relates that 24,000 students of Rabbi Akiva died during the period of time between Pesach and Shavuos, so in commemoration we observe some of the Halachos of mourning.
posted:2010-04-07 13:54:37