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Does Birkat kohanim have to be read with the trop

Nothing of the sort is mentioned in halacha. No community I know of does so. The way it is described in Halacha and done in practice is a word by word call and response between the chazzan and kohanim....
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Source for "Beahava" in Birkat Kohanim? What if the Kohen dislikes someone in the congregation?

In order to be zocheh to Kabalas Haschina one has to be b'simcha. A Kohen cannot be b'simcha if he is upset with someone in the Kehillah. So they make the Brocho that Hashem commanded them to be ...
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Source for "Beahava" in Birkat Kohanim? What if the Kohen dislikes someone in the congregation?

What is the reason for saying the word באהבה (with love), given that the Torah only commands to bless the Jews without explicitly mentioning that it be done "באהבה" In the sefer Peninei ...
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Source for "Beahava" in Birkat Kohanim? What if the Kohen dislikes someone in the congregation?

Indeed, Mishna Berurah (on O"C 128:10) says not to do it in such a case and associates it with the language of the bracha: כהן שהצבור שונאים אותו או הוא שונא את הצבור, סכנה הוא לכהן אם ישא כפיו (...
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