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Pretty much what the title says. Where in the Torah do we find something for which we need 10 Kohanim or 1 Yisrael?

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closed as not a real question by Isaac Moses Jun 16 '11 at 22:11

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In a minyan with 11 Jews, if they are all Kohanim, one goes up to duchan and 10 stay behind and answer Amen. If one of them is a Yisrael, all the Kohanim can duchan and the one Yisrael answers Amen (he is significant on his own since the main mitzva is to bless the Yisraelim. (SA OC 128:2,5 MB 101)

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re your comment in the deleted answer below: If you don't mind my asking, what other meyuchas families do you know of? To what extent can they prove their yichus? – Double AA Dec 25 '12 at 22:35

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