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Pidyon HaBen: Redemption of the (firstborn) son. The ceremony wherein a firstborn male born to Israelite (non Kohen or Levite) parents is redeemed from a Kohen, in exchange for 5 silver coins, 30 days after his birth.
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 142 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
The Mitzvah of Pidyon HaBen
After thirty complete days, we redeem the firstborn son through giving five silver coins to the Kohen in the boy’s stead. Understanding the mitzvah of Pidyon HeBen on five levels.
Practical Parshah - Vayeishev
Rachel's firstborn son, Joseph, being sold into slavery as a source for the mitzvah of monetarily redeeming the firstborn son of a Jewish woman.
The "Pidyon Haben"
The mitzvah of pidyon haben is to redeem the firstborn son by giving a Kohen five silver shekels when the boy becomes a month old.
Learning Likutei Sichos vol.11 parshas Bo (p.42) for an analysis on the conclusion of tractate Pesachim and specifically about redeeming the first-born son.
Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 11, Parsha Bo
This sicha is a Siyum on tractate Pesachim.
The mitzvah of circumcision and redeeming the firstborn son
Why is a male child circumcised at eight days? Why isn’t a female circumcised? What is a Pidyon Haben celebration, and why do we do it?
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