Saturday, / September 26, 2020
Home / news

Photos: “And You Shall Bless the Children of Israel

Jerusalem, Israel

(lubavitch.com) Some 20,000 Jews made the pilgrimage Thursday, to Jerusalem's Western Wall for the traditional Birkat Cohanim. In the Diaspora, the Priestly Blessing in which Cohanim bless the Jewish people, takes place only during the three major Jewish festivals. But it is a daily custom in the Holy Land, and draws an immense crowd on the intermediate days of Sukkot, when Jews travel from all parts of Israel to the site of the last remnant of the Holy Temple. Photos by Elie Zesch.

{}

Comment

Be the first to write a comment.

Add

Related Articles
Remembering Rebbetzin Chana: Jewish Feminine Role Model
Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, a feminine role model of Jewish activism and proponent of Jewish scholarship, mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and wife of Rabbi Levi…
To Pray Alone: Days of Awe in the Age of Covid-19
Marc Zell was used to traveling, just not like this. The American-Israeli is an international lawyer, and it was his work in political consulting that…
Remembering The Struggle for Russian Jewry
Ninety-three years ago today, Rabbi Joseph I. Schneersohn, sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, was freed from Soviet-imposed exile.
Defying Religious Stereotypes on Israel’s College Campuses
By the time Zehavit Mohager, a psychology student, began her studies at the University of Haifa at age 23, she had already completed her army…
Newsletter
Donate
Find Your Local Chabad Center
Magazine