click here to jump to beginning of article list
  • Torah Reading: Tzav
Join Our Newsletter

Get latest articles and videos with Jewish inspiration and insights​

Pidyon HaBen

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? More
Due to limited resources, the Ask the Rabbi service is intended for Jews of little background with nowhere else to turn. People with questions in Jewish law should consult their local rabbi. Note that this is not a homework service!

Ask the Aish Rabbi a Question