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  אדר ב 10, 5776 , 20/03/16

Women of the Wall plan Birkat Kohanot at Kotel

Women of the Wall is planning on conducting a Birkat Kohanot [Priestly benediction] at the Kotel this Passover. This would be the first such ceremony ever held at the site.

In its promotional material, Women of the Wall is advertising that the estate of actor Leonard Nimoy is supporting the event. Nimoy used the Kohanic gesture of a spread hand to make his "Vulcan salute" on the show Star Trek.

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