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Count the Omer? What is an "Omer"? 
Why Count the Omer? 
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Counting the Omer is a time of introspection as we meditate on the attributes of God and also measure their display in our lives.  The discipline of counting each of the days of the Omer reminds us too that all of our days are numbered, and it is our responsibility to make each day count.
Each evening, beginning with the day after the Sabbath after Passover, while standing, one first recites the blessing for the mitzvah of counting, and then declares the number of days and weeks of the Omer count: