Resources for Counting the Omer



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

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:

Chabad’s Omer Counting app in the App Store:

Google Play for Android devices:

Chabad’s Omer Counting app on Google Play:



The Homer Counter — Counting the Omer with Homer (Simpson):

10 Best Do-It-Yourself Omer Counters: