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Essentially the Orthodox Church shares much with the other Christian Churches in the belief that God revealed himself in Jesus Christ, and a belief in the incarnation of Christ, his crucifixion and resurrection.The Orthodox Church differs substantially in the way of life and worship.There is also the privilege of saying the priestly blessing.In Israel, and in Sephardic synagogues [outside of Israel], this blessing is recited on a daily (or weekly) basis and in Ashkenazi communities, on major Jewish holidays.As long as they stay married they are transgressing the law." D. based faith and religion writer Menachem Wecker confirms Goldin's words when addressing this predicament: "I don't know of any Orthodox rabbi who would marry a Kohein to a woman who is divorced or who converted, even if the couple does not plan on having children.The only 'loophole' I know of is if the Kohein himself is the product of a union between a Kohein and a woman who is divorced or who converted.He is considered 'chalal' (ineligible [for service]), and he does not need to stick to the same rules.
But these days, when it comes to the issues of women who've been married, or have dated/had sexual relationships with men outside their faith, there are many, making it much more of a pressing issue ... He says that "if some of the religious leaders began to entertain the possibility of marriages that had been based on fallacy, lies and misrepresentation instead of requiring the process of obtaining a get (religious divorce), it might alleviate some difficulty that plagues the community and much of its single population." Pondering Craig's predicament, I wondered how we can ascertain who is truly a Kohein and who is not in the modern age, and whether or not this should really hold sway today.
I just don't get the impression there are lots of Kohanim stuck in this dating purgatory shaking their fists at the law.