Judaism 101

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What is the Birkat Kohanim?

By Jordan Bendat-Appell

Intro to the Jewish Priestly Blessing

The Birkat Kohanim is an ancient prayer from the Torah that speaks to our highest hopes for blessing. Learn more about this priestly blessing with Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell from the Institute for Jewish Spirituality in New York.

This video was created at the Chicago Rabbinic Writers Lab, a program where 10 rabbis wrote Introduction to Tefillah videos in chevruta as a group.This series breaks down and explains major Jewish prayers so you can feel more knowledgeable and comfortable while attending a Jewish service.

Find more videos about Jewish prayers and blessings here.

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