Why is this time period referred to as the counting of the omer? What is the significance of the sacrifice? And why is it brought on the second day of Pesach, as opposed to the first day? What about the korban omer creates the merit for the entrance into Israel? What is the connection between the the omer and the manna? Why is the omer brought from barley? Why is the offering waved in six directions? Why is the omer the merit that saves the Jewish people from Haman? Find out in this week's Parsha Podcast.