Monthly Archives: ‍‍יא מנחם אב ה תשעב

The shochet’s responsibility

The mitzvah of Giv­ing the fore­leg cheeks and abo­ma­sum to a kohen is one of the 248 positive mitzvot, but who’s responsibility is it? is it the Rav-hamachshir? the consumer? the meat-retailer? Halacha mandates (Yoreh Deah, 61:28) that the shochet is the personality obligated give the gifts to the kohen – this is true even if…read more

Makirei kehuna -a history and halachic analysis

In it’s orginal chazalic form, makirei kehuna (“recognizers of kehuna”) is an unofficial agreement where residents of a given town or members of a given family accustom themselves to giving their kohanic gift to a specific kohen. In halacha, a makirei kehuna agreement -הסכם מכירי כהונה-  is a written contract where a kohen signs his agreement…read more

Rambam Yomi -Shabbos Table Publication

Welcome to the landing page of Rabbi Yonason Kahanovich’s weekly Rambam publication.  Below are the links to download each weekly edition in pdf format;   Rambam Yomi 2 Rambam Yomi 3a Rambam Yomi week of Balak 5772 Rambam Yomi Pinchas Rambam Yomi Mattos-Masei A look at the law of Techumim according to Nigleh and Chassidus….read more

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