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Kohanim in Medical School

Question: Shalom, I recently heard a shiur from the Rav Shlit"a where he said that there is no heter for a kohain to go to medical school, because an akum is metameh b'mageh ubmaaseh, so anatomy courses are a problem. I have two siblings who went to different medical schools in New York. Both of them informed me that dissections are done as a team because there is a limited number of cadavers available. The ...

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Kohanim Visiting Graves of Tzadikim

Question: לכבוד מורנו הגאב׳ד ורבנים המכובדים שליט״א Is a kohen permitted to visits the kever of Rashbi or any other of the kivrei Tzadikim in Israel or Chutz la'aretz? With many thanks. Answer: There is no room for leniency in this matter, and as such Kivrei Tzaddikim should be treated as all other kivrei yisrael with regards to Tumas Meis. :תשובת מורנו הרב הנה מימות עולם השתטחו בני ישראל על קברי אבותיהם נו ...

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