Cohen Gadol has to be married

December 24, 2018 at 9:53 AM
Questions and AnswersCohen Gadol has to be married
Brian Marceaux asked 1 year ago

Thank you for explaining this Rabbi but why does the Cohen Gadol have to be married and why does he have to have kids ?

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Rabbi Yosef Karpman answered 1 year ago

Essentially this concept only applies during the temple times.
If we understand it as a spiritual idea the cohengadol represents the aspect of pure giving and selflessness and the idea of him being married with offspring represents the god-like feature within us being active and productive in us fulfilling our divine potential.  
Hope this helps 
R.Yosef Karpman