[PW] Fw: ? Earliest Use of "Live Long and Prosper" (Quotation Query#740)
jweissmn at his.com
Tue Feb 16 15:55:14 PST 2016
He was not. He merely observed and remembered the blessing and the gesture.
> On Feb 16, 2016, at 6:31 PM, Sue Kamm <suekamm at mindspring.com> wrote:
> When the Kohenim (usually men with a surname of Cohen or names related) bless the congregation, they cover their heads with a tallit (prayer shawl) and hold their hands with the fingers spread beneath the tallit during the blessing. I don't know if Leonard Nimoy was a Kohen.
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> Subject: Re: [PW] ? Earliest Use of "Live Long and Prosper" (Quotation Query#740)
> I read somewhere that Nimoy took that and the "Vulcan Salute" from Jewish
> tradition. TV Guide, maybe, but more likely one of the multitude of books
> that came out after the cancellation of the original series.
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