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Normally when a Kohen who still has his regular Kohen status gets married what do we write on his Kasubah?

Ploni HaKohen ben Ploni HaKohen or Ploni ben Ploni HaKohen

As well in the case of someone that is a "challal", what would be written on his Kasubah?

Ploni ben Ploni or Ploni ben Ploni HaKohen (since his Father is technically still a Kohen.)

(Note: If someone could help with an easily understandable definition of "challal" I'd appreciate it.

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There is an issue with language here—please note that it is not the "Kohen's ketubah," but the ketubah of the Kohen's wife. Kettubot are not the "property" of the man, they are documents written for—and designed to remain in the possession of—women. – AGV Jun 11 '13 at 14:19
@AGV heh. I think most people understood this. – Yehoshua Jun 11 '13 at 16:22

A challal gives a kesuba that doesn't mention kehuna at all. This chassan was a challal and his wife a bas-levi:


His father was a kohen:


(Challal: the son of a challal and a Jewess or of a kohen and devorcee/zona/challala. Zona: was intimate with someone unable to marry her halachically. Challala: daughter of any of the above unions. Notice that the son of a Jew and a challala is not a challal.)

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Who was the masader kedushin? – Yehoshua Aug 8 '13 at 17:00
@Yehoshua A chassidishe rebbe. – Adám Aug 8 '13 at 20:42
Very interesting, thanks for sharing this! – Yehoshua Aug 9 '13 at 10:38

Yout question in the end is easily answerable: A chalal (or a chalala for a girl) is an offspring of a Kohen with a woman whom is forbidden to the Kohen (i.e. a Sonah).

A Kohens kesubah (an other things) are written Ploni ben Ploni HaKohen.

To the best of my knowledge it is the same with a chalal, though i am not 100% on that (not at home otherwise I would check)

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