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Video: Under the Prayer Shawl – Secrets of the Priestly Blessing


Kohanim giving the Jewish Priestly Blessing during the Passover Festival in Jerusalem

Kohanim giving the Jewish Priestly Blessing during the Passover Festival in Jerusalem

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“Under the Prayer Shawl – Secrets of the Priestly Blessing”, was shot on location at the 2011 annual massive blessing by the Jewish Priests (Kohanim) at the Western Wall (Kotel) in Jerusalem during the Passover festival. The Kohanim (priests) are Jews descended directly from Aaron, the older brother of the Biblical Moses, who was given the special duty to bless the nation of Israel. See how this mystical practice continues today and how it has passed, in surprising ways, into world culture.

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About the Author: Yishai Fleisher is the Contributing Editor and PR manager at the JewishPress.com, and Israel's only English language broadcast radio show host (Galey Yisrael 106.5FM). Yishai is an Israeli Paratrooper, a graduate of Cardozo Law School, and the founder of Kumah ("Arise" in Hebrew), an NGO dedicated to promoting Zionism and strengthening Israel's national character. Yishai is married to Malkah, they have two children, and they live on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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  1. Ruth Wenger says:

    Priestly Blessing, May the Force Be With You!

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