Why do we (ashkenazim) not do birchas kohanim in chutz la'aretz (except on yom tov), but in Israel, we do?
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Tha Rama in Orach Chaim Siman 128 says we do not do Nesias Kapayim as we are only in proper Simcha on Yom Tov. During the rest of the year, even on Shabbos we are worried about our sustanance and our work.