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The great message of the Pinchas Episode

The essence of the kohanic personality is to be responsible for the nation, overriding his personal interests.

The great message of the Pinchas Episode

Korach: Who needs the priesthood?

Israel's first Chief Rabbi: Kohanim are not meant to be intermediaries to God, but to enable immediacy to God.

Korach: Who needs the priesthood?

The priesthood

Judaism, which always is a meritocracy, nevertheless, creates an aristocracy in the priesthood of Aaron and his descendants.

The priesthood

Man married to divorcee discovers he's a kohen - what next?

The shocking discovery and the creative solution.

Man married to divorcee discovers he's a kohen - what next?

Answering the question

What question was the farmer answering as he stood before the priests ( Kohanim) with his first fruit offering?

Answering the question

The priesthood as inspiration for our own work

Just as the kohanim must sanctify themselves for their service, so every professional should strive to contribute his utmost to his field.

The priesthood as inspiration for our own work

We are all Kohanim

In this week's Torah portion the Kohanim are told not to become ritually unclean and the Sages interpret it as a commandment to all Israel.

We are all Kohanim

Shemini: The role of the kohen

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic leader of Religious Zionism: "We honor the kohen for his potential."

Shemini: The role of the kohen

ZAKA establishes Kohanim unit for Temple Mount attacks

ZAKA organization establishes unit of Kohanim to respond in case of future terror attacks on Mount.

ZAKA establishes Kohanim unit for Temple Mount attacks

Flight paths at BG airport problematic for Kohanim

New flight paths due to maintenance work at Ben Gurion airport cause problems for kohanim as they pass over cemeteries in central region.

New flight paths at BG airport cause problems for Kohanim

Burial caves found near Shimon Hatzadik's tomb

During maintenance work on road to Shimon Hatzadik's tomb, ancient burial caves were discovered, rendering the road inaccessible to kohanim.

Burial caves discovered on road to Shimon Hatzadik's tomb

Temple Institute announces school to train Kohanim

The Temple Institute, dedicated to reestablishing the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, announces school for training Kohanim.

Temple Institute announces school to train Levitical priestsplayer

Eligible kohanim wanted

Temple Institute launches historic new program to register eligible members of priesthood, to prepare for return of service in Holy Temple.

Eligible kohanim wanted