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Why should I listen to the blessing of such an ordinary Kohen?

by Rabbi Naftali Silberberg

  

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The Kohen’s level of observance and piety are irrelevant. It is not he who is providing the blessing; he is merely serving as a conduit for G-d’s blessings.

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