Resources for Counting the Omer

Books

 

This Is the Day, Ha-Yom Yom: Poems inspired by the practice of counting the Omer by Diane Elliot

Journey Through the Wilderness: A Mindfulness Approach to the Ancient Jewish Practice of Counting the Omer by Rabbi Yael Levy

Counting the Omer: A Kabbalistic Meditation Guide by Min Kantrowitz

Spiritual Guide to the Counting of the Omer by Simon Jacobson

The 50th Gate: A Spirited Walk through the Counting of the Omer by Rabbi Gabriel Goldfeder

Omer/Teshuvah (Second Edition): 49 Poetic Meditations for Counting the Omer or Turning Toward a New Year by Shifrah Tobacman

The Omer Calendar of Biblical Women by Rabbi Jill Hammer. Extensive excerpt available at https://www.ritualwell.org/ritual/omer-calendar-biblical-women

Omer Cards – 7 meditation cards plus Blessing and Calendar by Chochmat HaLev member Nadine Rosenthal. (For pick up at Chochmat HaLev only.  Can’t be mailed.) (Purchase here and pick-up at Chochmat)

Note: These books may be available at Afikomen, our local Judaica store. Call 510-655-1977 or visit 3042 Claremont Avenue, Berkeley.

Mobile Apps

 

App Store for iOS Devices:

NeoHasid Omer Counting app by David Cooper:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/omer-count/id311719474?mt=8

Chabad’s Omer Counting app in the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/omer-counter-assistant/id977793369?mt=8

Google Play for Android devices:

Chabad’s Omer Counting app on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.chabad.OmerCounter&hl=en

Websites

 

The Homer Counter — Counting the Omer with Homer (Simpson): http://homercalender.net/Welcome.html

10 Best Do-It-Yourself Omer Counters: https://www.ritualwell.org/blog/10-best-diy-omer-counters