Jewish origins of the Star Trek hand sign, Page 2

Jewish origins of the Star Trek hand sign, Page 2

"The Kohen Hand Gesture was performed in the Priestly Blessing, as the Kohanim stretch their arms and hands forward. They hold their hands together palms-down. They split their fingers so there are 5 spaces: one space between the thumbs, a space between the thumb and first finger."

So the Star Trek exemplar, popularized to where "we" see ourselves using it indiscriminately, was not so new, after all.

Source: http://www.cameranaked.com/FamousJewishActors.htm

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