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Kohanim hand symbol

The idea behind it, can be found in several places, one of which is the Midrash Rabbah on Shir HaShirim 2:9. It explains that when the Kohanim bless, the Shechinah peers through their fingers so to ...
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Kohain First Aliya a Requirement?

Well, let's hear it directly from the Talmud: Mishnah: The following rules were laid down in the interests of peace: A kohen is called up first to read the Torah, and after him a Levite, and then a ...
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