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Where do we find in Tanach 2 famous Kohanim who married divorced women?

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I think everyone in Tanach is famous.... –  msh210 Jan 23 '11 at 6:02
    
really can you name all of eisav's children? –  SimchasTorah Jan 23 '11 at 13:10
    
I? No. But I think they qualify as famous. Who's "famous" is just semantics, though, and, anyway, my nitpick was in jest. –  msh210 Jan 24 '11 at 1:51
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Some Midrash say that Moses divorced Tzipporah when he went to Egypt and presumably remarried when Yitro brought her back.

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Michael Rosenberg, Welcome to mi.yodeya, and thanks very much for the interesting answer! We'd love to have you as a fully-registered member, which you can accomplish by clicking register/login, above. –  Isaac Moses Jan 23 '11 at 4:29
    
You got 1 but there is two –  SimchasTorah Jan 23 '11 at 13:09
    
this may have been prior to Matan Torah, and Moshe was a Levi? –  Gershon Gold Jan 23 '11 at 20:20
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משה ואהרון בכוהניו . Moshe is counted as a Kohen becuase he did the temple service during the 7 days of the inauguration of the mishkan. –  Chanoch Jan 24 '11 at 0:18
    
And the second one was way earlier and gave Matnas Kehunah to someone else –  SimchasTorah Jan 24 '11 at 5:25
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Amram was the eldest, and so (before Mattan Torah) was the kohen of the family, and he took back Yocheved whom he’d divorced. (I somehow don’t think that qualifies as a “famous kohen”, though…)

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Good try but no cigar –  SimchasTorah Jan 18 '11 at 3:38
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Avraham Avinu remarried Ketura which according to Rashi was Hagar.

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You got the second answer but since you had a hint I am going to give it to Mister rosenberg –  SimchasTorah Jan 24 '11 at 23:31
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