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Igud HaKohanim

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Igud HaKohanim (The Association Of The Jewish Priesthood) is a national priesthood organization with an emphasis on the Jewish Priesthood, with over 300 members across the American Continent.


Founded in 2015, it counts kohanim rabbis as its members. The organization obtained non-profit status in March 2015 from the Internal Revenue Service[1] and functions as a licensed charitable organization in the State of New York.[2]

Leadership and members[edit]

The organization counts with an active Kashrut division overseeing matters of interest to the Jewish priesthood - such as the priestly gifts of gifting Challah to the kohen,[3] Foreleg, cheeks and maw,[4] and is active in the United States and Israel.

Members of the Igud;

  • Rabbi Peretz HaKohen Rivkin, functioning president
  • Rabbi Simcha Cohen
  • Rabbi Efrayim Katz-Shurpin
  • Rabbi Eliyahu Chayim Cohen
  • Rabbi Levi Yitzchok HaKohen Zarchi
  • Rabbi Yakov David HaKohen Cohen

Judaica creations and patents[edit]

In line with the organizations vision, the Igud publicizes kehuna-themed publications, audiobooks, and various Judaica objects; Custom-issued Pidyon HaBen Certificates, genuine sterling silver trumpets, and has obtained a US patent for "The Challah Cup" - a precise measuring untensil for the minimal size required for the Mitzvah of gifing Challah to the kohen.

Print publications and audiobook syndication[edit]

  • The Torah Of Challah - Giving Challah To The Kohen
  • Bat Kohen - The Marriage Of A Bat Kohen To A Kohen
  • Introducing Zeroa Lechayayim and Keva - The National Birthright Of Kohanim
  • Who Is A Kohen
  • Alopecia Areata: Jewish Answers to a Modern Disease
  • Vetted Kohen Listing: Igud HaKohanim's up-to-date listing of status-quo kohanim (5776-2016 eBook Edition) (5776-2016 Edition)
  • Who Is A Kohen?: A Report On Today's Kohen Muchzak
  • Parshat Nigei Or Adam (Volumes I and II) - Full Color Including real images of tzaraat based on Chazal and Rishonim (Volume 1) (Hebrew Edition)
  • Mishpat HaKohanim: A complete guide to the laws of Zeroa, Lechayayim and Keva (Matanot Kehuna) (Volume 1) (Hebrew Edition)
  • Who Is A Kohen?: A Report On Today's Kohen Muchzak

See also[edit]


Jewish organizations in the United States[edit]

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