Thousands to participate in Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

This Monday during the Passover holiday, traditional Priestly Blessing to take place in Western Wall Plaza. Thousands expected to attend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 3:17 PM

'The Jewish People at its best'

Thousands present at Kotel priestly blessing. Minister Ariel: 'With G-d's help, PM will allow all Jews to ascend to the site of our Temple.'Hezki Baruch, 10/8/2017, 1:20 PM

Birkat Hakohanim at the Western Wall - in pictures

Tens of thousands attend mass Priestly Blessing in Old City of Jerusalem during Passover festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2017, 7:53 AM

Undecided in Israel

Trump or Hillary? It’s in Israel’s best interest to sit on the sidelines and wait out the results of the forthcoming election. Larry Gordon, 10/31/2016, 9:05 AM

Priestly Blessing to commence at Kotel

Traditional priestly blessing will be held Monday morning at the Kotel, followed by a ‘reception’ of the chief rabbis of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2016, 8:19 AM

Birkat Kohanot? Priestess' blessing at the Wall?

Women and men are equal in Judaism and before G-d, but they are different and play different roles. Is that so hard to understand? Paula R. Stern, 4/24/2016, 9:05 PM

Attorney General nixes female 'Priestly Blessing' at Kotel

Attorney General blocks Women of the Wall from holding 'Birkat Kohanot' ceremony at Kotel alongside Birkat Kohanim.David Rosenberg, 4/21/2016, 1:31 PM

Chief Rabbi: Kohen Who Kills Terrorist Can Still Bless

A Kohen who kills a terrorist may still recite the priestly blessing of peace, says Rabbi Yosef.Hezki Baruch, 10/18/2015, 6:52 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau: Next Year on the Temple Mount

At mass priestly blessing, chief rabbis add their blessings to Jewish people; 'Next year may we be blessed up at top of the Mount.'Meir Sela, Ari Yashar, 4/6/2015, 1:43 PM

The Timeless Impact of Aaron’s Death

What begs questioning is the importance of ensuring that Aaron’s specific garments be handed over to Elazar.Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 6/27/2014, 8:13 AM

'You Feel Like You're On Top of the World'

Rabbi Efraim Shore of the Aish HaTorah organization shares a message of unity at the priestly blessings in JerusalemYoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 11:37 PM

'We Prayed for This for Thousands of Years'

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat tells of his feelings experiencing the "birkat kohanim" and the Kotel. "No one should take this for granted."Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 11:12 PM

In Pictures: Priestly Blessings at the Western Wall

Israeli Chief Rabbis join thousands of worshippers at this year's Sukkot 'birkat kohanim' at the Kotel in Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 10:47 AM

Thousands Participate in Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

The Priestly Blessing, chanted by thousands of male descendants of High Priest Aaron, delivered Wednesday from the Western Wall. Uzi Baruch, Hana Levi Julian, 10/3/2012, 9:41 AM