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Tens of Thousands Attend Kotel Priestly Blessing

The momentous event has occasionally been greeted with rocks thrown down from the Temple Mount by the current masters of the holy site.

Thousands of Kohanim Gather at Western Wall to Bless the People of Israel

Tens of thousands of descendants of the priests of Israel gather each year to bless the Nation worldwide.

The Birkat HaCohanim Selfie

On Wednesday morning, there was a mass Birkat HaCohanim (Priestly Blessing) during the morning prayers, where the Cohanim (priestly caste) blessed the people. I've never...

Parsha Behaalotchea: A Guide For…Parenting? Part II

Rabbi Fohrman delves deeper into the Priestly Blessing and its relevant lessons

Birkat Cohanim

On Sunday morning, the traditional Birkat Cohanim, Blessing of the Priests, was held in the Kotel courtyard. The Kotel was packed.

WoW Miss their Chance for Equality at Kotel Priestly Blessing

If the Women of the Wall want equality with men, why don’t they try to perform the Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall? Do tribal distinctions contradict “equality?” If so, who needs a Reform "rabbi?"

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

"Under the Prayer Shawl - Secrets of the Priestly Blessing", was shot on location at the 2011 annual massive blessing by the Jewish Priests...

Photo Essay: Jerusalem Pilgrimage and Priestly Blessings 5772

This year's Priestly Blessing in Jerusalem drew thousands of Jews (and a few gentiles as well) to the Western Wall. Take a look at these pictures and maybe you too can partake of the Biblical blessings.

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