Recent Examples of rabbi from the Web
Barr founded Congregation Beth Adam and has served as its rabbi for 37 years.
The daughters, each of whom is married to a rabbi with distinguished Hasidic pedigree, are Tziporah, Malka Chana, Hinda, Chava Reizel, Golda and Bracha.
The couple, who practice Orthodox Judaism, got a rabbi’s blessing last May before joining the president on a trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia.
Purim celebrates survival of the Jewish community of ancient Persia through the efforts of the King’s wife and her uncle after the ruler’s advisor plotted their destruction, according to Rabbi Zachary Silver, the school rabbi at Rochelle Zell.
But Auerbach, a prominent Jerusalem rabbi with some 25,000 followers, rejected even this model.
Hosting communal meals in the synagogue is part of the job for the young rebbetzin (rabbi’s wife).
His sister, Sue, was a respected rabbi who ran the Hillel Jewish center at Indiana University.
So, after some attempts to excite the crowd, the rabbi took to the mic and put Jenner on the spot.
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Origin and Etymology of rabbi
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of rabbi for English Language Learners
: a person who is trained to make decisions about what is lawful in Judaism, to perform Jewish ceremonies, or to lead a Jewish congregation
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