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Friday, December 21, 2007

Pidyon HaBen in Ramat Vizhnitz

I was in Haifa neighborhood of Ramat Vizhnitz the other day to attend a pidyon haben ceremony. What is Pidyon HaBen?
Pidyon Ha'Ben, the "redemption of the first born son," takes place when a baby is at least 31 days old, and involves "buying him back from a Kohen." (see Numbers 18:15)
Go to the link for more details.

It was the first time that I was in Ramat Vizhnitz. Here's a pic:



Update: A link about Vizhnitz

2 comments:

Rafi G said...

mazel tov. was vizhnitz nice?

Cosmic X said...

Rafi,

We had a good time and the Hasidim that I met were simply wonderful people.

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