At the Sept 21 2009 Barcelona show, Leonard Cohen 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
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted posted Oct 1, 2009 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.