How to use Rabbi in a sentence
The father of the controversy may be said to be the Jewish rabbi, Aben Ezra, who died A.D.
Each synagogue is served by a rabbi assisted by an officiating minister, and in each consistory is a grand rabbi.
In 1854 he was appointed rabbi at Cincinnati.
The place is usually the synagogue house, or that of the Rabbi, sometimes that of the widow.
In later days the same function was performed by the Purim Rabbi, who often indulged in parodies of the ritual.Advertisement
Although the couple married on their first date, they eventually hosted a large family wedding with Reverend Eric and Sarah's father, a Rabbi, presiding.
Later on, Jacob 3 I Hebrew vi, from the initial letters of Rabbi Shelomoh Yizbagi, a convenient method used by Jewish writers in referring to well-known authors.
Rashi acted as rabbi and judge, but received no salary.
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At most services, it is delivered by the rabbi.Advertisement
At Paris is the central consistory, controlled by the government and presided over by the supreme grand rabbi.
The provincial Jewries, however, participate in the election of the chief rabbi.
The schochat or butcher must be a devout Jew and of high moral character, and be duly licensed by the chief rabbi.
Such violations of holy things as making mock of the Scriptures, or even reciting them as one would ordinary literature, was sacrilege in the eyes of the rabbi.
Two and a half miles to the east is Chufut-Kaleh (or Jews' city), formerly the chief seat of the Karaite Jews of the Crimea, situated on lofty and almost inaccessible cliffs; it is now deserted except by the rabbi.Advertisement
In 1846 he was chosen Rabbi of the new Berlin congregation and there exercised considerable influence on the course of Jewish reform.
There are remains of a Crusaders' church, and the tomb of the celebrated Maimonides is shown in the town, while Rabbi Agiba and Rabbi Meir lie buried outside.
At one time he was secretary to the Chief Rabbi; in 1853 he became tutor in the Rothschild family and enjoyed leisure to produce his commentaries and other works.
Superficially the language of apocalypses differs from that of rabbinic decisions, and where the seer takes a comprehensive view of the ages the rabbi legislates for particular cases.
The master was addressed by his pupils with the word rabbi (" my teacher"), or rabbenu (" our teacher").Advertisement
As an honorary title of the scribes, with whose name it was constantly linked, "Rabbi" only came into use during the last decades of the second Temple.
This title, a higher distinction than that of rabbi, is in tradition borne only by the descendants of Gamaliel I., the last being Gamaliel III., the son of Jehuda I.
Not a rough prophet in the desert like John, not a leader striking for political freedom, not a pretender aiming at the petty throne of the Herods, not even a great rabbi, building on the patriotic foundation of the Pharisees who had secured the national life by a new devotion to the ancient law.
Each tana - or rabbi of the earlier period - had a spokesman, who repeated to large audiences the discourses of the tana.
This Rabbi bore a large part in the fixation of law, and his decisions are frequently quoted.Advertisement
Bar Nor is it certain whether he himself at first made a personal claim to be the promised Messiah; but it was his recognition as such by the distinguished Rabbi Akiba, then the most influential Jew alive, which placed him in the command of the insurrection, with 200,000 men at his command.
The Rabbi IJayim Benveniste and other men of repute and learning shared the general delusion.
There is no a priori reason why other legal enactments should not have been current when the compilation was first made; the Pentateuchal legislation is incomplete, and covers only a small part of the affairs of life in which legal decisions 1 For the sake of convenience Ben (" son ") and Rabbi are, as usual, abbreviated to b.
Judah, grandson of Gamaliel II., known as the Prince or Patriarch (nasi), as Rabbenu (" our teacher "), or simply as " Rabbi " par excellence, was the editor.
Spinoza received his first training under the senior rabbi, Saul Levi Morteira, and Manasseh ben Israel, a theological writer of some eminence whose works show considerable knowledge of philosophical authors.
Before 1223 their courts had received autonomy in civil and criminal jurisdiction; their chief rabbi was appointed by the king and entitled to use the royal arms on his seal.
Here lived Rabbi Judah ha k-I adosh, editor of the Mishnah; here was edited the Jerusalem Talmud, and here are the tombs of Rabbi Aqiba and Maimonides.
According to Rabbi Johanan it derived its name from the allusion in v.
The Rabbi HILLEL, who in the 4th century made the remarkable declaration that Israel need not expect a Messiah, because the promise of a Messiah had already been fulfilled in the days of King Hezekiah (Babli, Sanhedrin, 99a), is probably Hillel, the son of Samuel ben Nahman, a well-known expounder of the scriptures.
The Talmud owes much to this rabbi.
In religious and ritual matters it is under the jurisdiction of the chief rabbi, who is, to a certain extent, recognized throughout the empire.
The title "chief rabbi" is not found in the pre-expulsion records, though, before the Jews were banished in 1290, there was an official named "presbyter omnium Judaeorum Angliae."
The title "chief rabbi" has become well known through the eminence of recent occupants of the position such as Solomon Hirsch ell (1762-1842).
Dr Adler was elected chief rabbi in 1891.
He occupies an important position in the history of the acceptance by medieval Jews of the Kabbala (q.v.); for, though he made no fresh contributions to the philosophy of mysticism, the fact that this famous rabbi was himself a mystic induced a favourable attitude in many who would other- 'wise have rejected mysticism as Maimonides did.
He was junior colleague of Dr John Duncan (Rabbi Duncan) till 1870, and then for thirty years sole professor.
But it is recorded that the Rabbi 'Agiba, who recognized him as Messiah, applied Num.
He was appointed Rabbi in Prague in 1836, and in Berlin in 1844.
Rabbi Solomon IzxAQ1 (son of Isaac), usually cited as Rashi from the initials of those words, was born at Troyes in 1040 and died in the same town in 1105.
In 1890 the Rabbinical Diploma was conferred on him by Lector Weiss of Vienna, but again he evidenced his self-denial by declining to stand for the post of associate Chief Rabbi in the same year.
Here Menasseh rose to eminence not only as a rabbi and an author, but also as a printer.
Dr. Jonathan Sacks is Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew congregations of the Commonwealth.
The old rabbi was asked why God didn't just destroy all idols instead of merely telling people not to worship them.
The synagogue later apologized to Rabbi Carr for " unwarranted intrusion into aspects of her private life.
The rabbi had the same mannerisms and physical appearance as the priest from Deadwood.
The elders called the rabbi to dicuss what to do.
I might, instead, have become a really great rabbi!
It is named after a former rabbi who became the first Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, Michael Solomon Alexander.
The cheating rabbi now cites a tenth century rabbi to show that characters on a page cannot appear by throwing ink at it.
Jackie Tabick, two years ahead of her on the course, became the first woman rabbi and Julia Neuberger duly became the second.
Autopsies are not done unless required by law, and when they are done, a rabbi usually oversees them.
Reform Jews may receive a piece of torn black ribbon from the rabbi, which is then pinned to their clothing.
The rabbi will then recite Psalm 91 again, as well as the El Maleh Rachamim.
Helping teens understand to make better decisions regarding money is something Rabbi Shmuley Boteach talks about frequently on Oprah Radio.
Rabbenu, " our Rabbi teaches us "; on the critical questions connected with the titles and the present redaction (probably 5th century), see Jew.
In 1836 he was appointed rabbi at Frankfort-on-the-Oder, in 1840 he was transferred to the rabbinate of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
A careful analysis of the Milhamoth is given in Rabbi Isidore Weil's Philosophic religieuse de Levi-Ben-Gerson (Paris, 1868).
A few fragments and numerous quotations in his principal book form our only knowledge of the Kitab al-Tashwir (" Book of Refutation") a controversial work in four parts, in which Rabbi Jonah successfully repelled the attacks of the opponents of his first treatise.
The grammatical work of Rabbi Jonah extended, moreover, to the domain of rhetoric and biblical hermeneutics, and his lexicon contains many exegetical excursuses.
Otherwise all Tannaites (see Tanna), the scholars of the Mishnah period, were distinguished by the title of "rabbi."
I might, instead, have become a really great rabbi !
However, many Jewish immigrants from Europe refused to accept the authority of the chief rabbi.
The most famous Jewish rabbi Hillel said, What is hateful to yourself do not to someone else.
My rabbi friend said that is the Jewish understanding of suffering.
In all innocence, she asked the rabbi 's wife, What are all the sleeping bags for?
In 1952 I came to Rhode Island., U.S.A., where I worked as an assistant rabbi in a synagogue.
My Education After my " Bar Mitzvah " I was sent to a higher rabbinical school with the sole purpose of becoming a rabbi.
Rabbi Goldstein first addressed the crowd about the incompatibility of the aspiration for Jewish statehood with Judaic teachings.
But then a beloved rabbi dies, and his passing brings his wayward daughter back.
She is the youngest of three girls and has two older sisters - Laura, also an actress, and Jody Speyer, a rabbi.
Kosher wine simply means the wine is signed off by a Jewish Rabbi or by "rabbinical authorities".
His early education was cared for by his father and by the local rabbi, David Frankel.
But Rabbi Jonah saw the true vocation of his life in the scientific investigation of te Hebrew language and in a rational biblical exegesis based upon sound linguistic knowledge.
In the Roman camp the rabbi was courteously received, and Vespasian (whose future elevation to the imperial dignity Johanan, like Josephus, is said to have foretold) agreed to grant him any boon he desired.
He mentions a rabbi from Lydda, a rabbi from Tiberias, and above all rabbi Ben Anina, who came to him by night secretly for fear of the Jews.
But the Hebrew version of Rabbi Joel, made somewhat later, was translated in the 13th century into Latin by John of Capua, a converted Jew, in his Directorium vitae humanae (first published in 1480), and in that form became widely known.
During his student career he made a special study of Hebrew and Greek; and in order to learn Hebrew more thoroughly, he for some time put himself under the instructions of Rabbi Ezra Edzardi at Hamburg.
It was, therefore, during the reign of Antipas, and partly if not wholly within his territory, that the Gospel was first preached by the rabbi or prophet whom Christendom came to regard as the one true Christ, the Messiah of the Jews.
In 1848 he came to London, but passed on in 1849 to America, where he ministered as rabbi in Cleveland,Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Detroit and Newark, New Jersey.
In 1863 Geiger became head of the synagogue of his native town, and in 1870 he removed to Berlin, where, in addition to his duties as chief rabbi, he took the principal charge of the newly established seminary for Jewish science.
The development of Talmudic Law (or Halakhah) was much indebted to this rabbi, whose influence in all branches.
Their work may be said to culminate in the vocalized text which resulted from the labours of Rabbi Aaron ben Asher in the 10th century.
The opposition, as might be expected, came from the side of the Jews, and was due partly to the controversial use which was made of the version by the S Christians, but chiefly to the fact that it was not suffi- ciently in agreement with the standard Hebrew text estab.- lished by Rabbi Aqiba and his school.
Consequently an exaggerated emphasis is often laid upon single words; as, for example, in the school of Rabbi `Agiba, where even individual letters were forced to reveal their meaning.
In the Talmud the voice from heaven, called Bath Kol, attested Rabbi Hillel, as he walked in Jericho, to be worthy of the holy spirit's descent and in-dwelling.
By this time the collection of halakhic material had become very large and various, and after several attempts had been made to reduce it to uniformity, a code of oral tradition was finally drawn up in the and century by Judah ha-Nasi, called Rabbi par excellence.
Apart from these bitter provocations - the prohibition of the sign of the covenant and the desecration of the sacred place - the Jews had a leader who was recognized as Messiah by the rabbi Aqiba.
The chief rabbi, who is the ecclesiastical head of the United Synagogue, has also a certain amount of authority over the provincial and colonial Jewries, but this is nominal rather than real.
Serajevo is also the seat of the Jewish chief rabbi; and of the highest Moslem ecclesiastic, or reis-el-ulema, who with his council is nominated and paid by the government.
Rabbi - la's text of the Gospels " represents the Greek text as read in Antioch about A.D.
Rabbi Enoch Altschul of Prague recorded his own escape on the 22nd of Tebet 1623 in a special roll or megillah, which was to be read by his family on that date with rejoicing similar to the general Purim.
This improvement was first proposed by Rabbi Samuel, rector of the Jewish school of Sora in Mesopotamia, and was finally accomplished in the year 360 of our era by Rabbi Hillel, who introduced that form of the year which the Jews at present follow, and which, they say, is to endure till the coming of the Messiah.