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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.

Founding[edit]

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]

References[edit]

Jewish organizations in the United States[edit]

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