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Kohanim becoming Tamei Nowadays – What’s the Story?

Chag Samayach to all on Israel’s 63rd Birthday! In Sunday’s post, we looked at the topic of מחמיץ אחר מחמיץ, and the general question of when the Torah is prohibiting certain actions regardless of their outcome, and when, in contrast, … Continue reading

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Menachot 25 – Why Does the Tzitz Work only for Tummah?

The mishna that opened yesterday’s daf yomi, Menachot 25, teaches that the tzitz, the gold headband that was worn by the Kohen Gadol, allows tamei sacrifices to be accepted and valid.  When the matir – the part of the sacrifice that, … Continue reading

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