Over 25,000 celebrate Lag B'Omer in Kiryas JoelPosted: Updated:
A Jewish holiday celebrated around the world brought thousands of people together in Orange County.
An estimated 25,000 people gathered at the ultra-Orthodox village of Kiryas Joel to celebrate Lag B'Omer.
The holiday honors a legendary rabbi from the second century
The festivities included a huge bonfire outside the Satmar synagogue last night.
People also gathered to dance and pray.