Video: 2009 Leonard Cohen Barcelona Blessings “May your life be sweet as apples dipped in honey”

Yesterday’s post about Leonard Cohen’s Priestly Blessing – Belfast 2009 called to mind another special Cohen blessing. At the Sept 21 2009 Barcelona show, Leonard incorporated a reference to the Rosh Hashanah custom of eating a slice of apple dipped in honey to express hopes that the upcoming year will be sweet and fruitful. An enlightening exposition of the origins and meaning of this Rosh Hashanah tradition can be found at Aish.com.

Leonard Cohen – Blessings
Barcelona: Sept 21 2009
Video by TallMan3rdRow

 

Note: Originally posted Oct 1, 2009 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

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  2. burningviolin

    Oh cool, thanks for highlighting my video of the lead up to the concert! Somewhat_nifty and I are on the look out for any video of our “Happy 75!”birthday banner which we made and took with us to Palau Sant Jordi, so if you see some, let me know!

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