It is an old custom amongst Jewish children, to become war-like on the 'L'ag Beomer.' They arm themselves from head to foot with wooden swords, pop-guns and bows and arrows. They take food with them, and go off to wage war.

Sholom Aleichem

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Author Profession: Writer
Nationality: Russian
Born: March 2, 1859
Died: May 13, 1916

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