Re'em Ha'Cohen

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rabbi Re'em Hacohen (right) with Nissan Slomiansky.

Rabbi Re'em Ha'Cohen (Hebrew: רא"ם הכהן‎, born in March 10, 1957) is an Israeli Rabbi. Ha'Cohen is the rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Otniel (together with Rabbi Binyamin Kalmanzon). He is a well-known religious zionist. He is also the community rabbi of the town Otniel, which is in South Mount Hebron, in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Ha'Cohen grew up in Jerusalem. He is married to Noa and a father of 9 children.

Ha'Cohen holds that smoking is forbidden by the Jewish religion.[1] He also believes that Jewish law says people should be organ donors.[2]

Works[change | change source]

  • Badai Ha-aron
  • Heelem veGilui
  • Kol Damamah and LaRahok ve Karov
  • Benai Neviim
  • Reeh ve Yirah
  • Derekh Shaar Elion

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jerusalem - Israeli Rabbi: Smokers, Reckless Drivers 'halacha' Disqualifies Them As A Witnesses For Rabbinical Courts, Weddings". Vos Iz Neias?. August 6, 2008.
  2. "Israeli organ donations soar after soccer star dies". Al Arabiya. Reuters. 4 February 2011.