Category: BIRKAT KOHANIM

Preface

Martin S. Cohen   Given the prominence of prayer in traditional Jewish life, it is surprising to note how few prayers the Torah actually ordains be recited by the pious as part of their...

“And Give You Peace”

Aryeh Cohen   I The famous Priestly Benediction, presented in Scripture at Numbers 6:22–27, ends with the prayer that God give the Israelites peace (6:26). But the peace so referenced, a peace that “is...

Divine Encounter: The Priestly Blessing

Avram Israel Reisner   May the LORD bless you and guard you. May the LORD light up His face to you and grant grace to you. May the LORD lift up His face to...