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Priestly Blessing (Birkat Kohanim)

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Practical Parshah - Naso
The kohanim are commanded to bless the people. What is the meaning of a blessing given by one human being to another?
Based on Zohar Bamidbar 147A
If one raises one's hands to level of one's head or above while not in a state of prayer, his ten fingers arouse the accusing forces in the spiritual worlds. However when utilized properly, the positioning of the hands in prayer have the potential to chan...
The Priestly Blessings
This wonderful, inspiring tune of Birkas Kohanim originates with the famed “kapelye” (musical group) of the second Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Dovber.
The chazzan reaches the moment, the Kohanim turn around, lower their prayer shawls over their eyes, raise their hands towards the crowd and the Priestly Blessing begins. What an amazing religion we have where certain people have been specifically assigned...
They were coming. Tens of thousands of them, all ages and nationalities, a spectacular ocean of humanity flowing through the gates of the Old City...
The Priestly Blessings
On specific holidays the kohanim, the descendants of Aaron, bless the congregation during the morning services.
The customs of birchat kohanim, the priestly blessings, and their special quality and significance.
In commenting on one of the blessings in the Priestly Benediction, the Talmud reveals an important aspect of the Jew's attitude to Judaism.
The kohanim remove their shoes and extend their hands, fingers parted and palms stretched outwards; the congregation hide their faces under their prayer shawls. What is the deeper significance of this celestial ritual?
Blanket Of Holiness Enfolds Me Like The Presence Of Shechina (Divine Presence) Covering The Earth… Their Powerful Voices, In Unisons Soar To The Heavens, Opening Gates For The Earthbound Voyager's Entrance,
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