Inferior Class of Jews?-
My wife and I were married by a rabbi who also performed our son's Bris. Our son is now six years old – and I believe he meets all the criteria for Pidyon Ha’Ben.
When I contacted our rabbi regarding a...More
Pidyon HaBen – No Father, Non-Jewish Father-
I have a firstborn four-year-old son who would seem to qualify for the mitzvah of pidyon haben. He unfortunately was not redeemed as a baby since neither I nor my non-Jewish ex-husband knew anything about the...More
Redeeming First Born-
We have a new baby boy and I heard something about having to "buy him back from a kohen." What do I have to do – and how much is this going to cost?