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Cohain marriage to Ba’al Teshuva


Rabbi Elchanan Lewis

5 Cheshvan 5766
You have noted that a Cohanim who did not know that his wife had pre-marital relations with a non Jew until the marriage does not have to divorce her. However, if a Ba’al Teshuva woman who has had relations but not marriage with a non Jew reveals this before the marriage, will the Cohan be prohibited from marrying her?
In that case - he will be prohibited to marry her.
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