Photos: 40,000 Attend Birchas Kohanim at Kosel

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kosel[Photos below.] Some 40,000 Yidden arrived at the Kosel today to attend Birchas Kohanim. Police were on high alert and many officers were deployed throughout the allies of the Old City leading up to the Kosel.

Among those in attendance were Israeli Chief Rabbis Rav Shlomo Amar and Rav Yonah Metzger, Kosel Rov Rav Shmuel Rabinovich, and Yerushalayim Mayor Nir Barkat.

To view photos of today’s Birchas Kohanim, see below:

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For video clips from last year, click on the two screens below:

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{Yair Alpert-Matzav.com Israel}

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