In this Contemporary Jewish Issues webinar, Rabbi Ari Enkin discusses the lesser-known ceremony of “Pidyon Haben” – redeeming the first born son.
Some of the topics covered include:
– What is a Pidyon Haben?
– Who is considered to be “firstborn” from the perspective of Torah Law?
– How is the Pidyon Haben celebration different from all other celebrations?
– Why do Jews pass around garlic and sugar at a Pidyon Haben?
…and much, much more!