JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Is there a registry for Kohenim in Israel? #general
As a Cohen myself, most men who are religiously aware tend to knowtoggle quoted message Show quoted text
about the link if they know their Hebrew name (X ben Y HaKohen).
Most people would refer back to the oldest religious family document
they could find with a Hebrew name. There is no registry, as there is
no 100% way of proving the status, other than family tradition.
The hand sign is made by Kohanim during the duchan ceremony (priestly
blessing) - not by those with the status of Levi.
On 16 May 2013 07:09, "George Frankel" <Grf100@...> wrote:
My great-uncle, Itzhak FRENKEL emigrated to Israel in 1935 >from Vienna. He