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  1. Rabbis are Judaism 's spiritual and religious leaders. +3
  2. Rabbis are not an intermediary between God and man: the word "rabbi" means "teacher". +2
  3. RABBIS is a unique book about leaders in modern Judaism in Italy, Israel, Spain, Europe and North America. (Web site)

Chief Rabbi

  1. Chief Rabbi is a title given in several countries to the recognised religious leader of that country's Jewish community.
  2. The Chief Rabbi is also a frequent guest on both television and radio, and regularly contributes to the national press.

Orthodox Rabbis

  1. He put together a bet din of two Orthodox rabbis and two Conservative rabbis, including his mentor, Rabbi Morris Fishman. +2
  2. Although not strictly necessary, many Orthodox rabbis hold that a beth din (court of Jewish law) should be made up of dayanim.
  3. Most Orthodox rabbis hold this qualification; they are sometimes called a moreh hora'ah ("a teacher of rulings").

Reform Rabbis

  1. Reform rabbis were originally slated to vote on the platform in May at their annual convention in Pittsburgh. (Web site)

Conservative Rabbis

  1. Conservative Rabbis are not allowed to perform intermarriages (marriages between Jews and non-Jews).
  2. Conservative Rabbis are not allowed to perform intermarriages clarification needed (marriages between Jews and non-Jews).
  3. Conservative rabbis are not allowed to perform intermarriages.


  1. By far the best known commentary on the Babylonian Talmud is that of Rashi (Rabbi Solomon ben Isaac, 1040-1105).
  2. Solomon ben Adret subsequently wrote a letter against Abulafia.
  3. Solomon Kohen, ḥiddushim (on eleven treatises), Wilmersdorf. (Web site)

Modern Orthodox Rabbis

  1. A number of modern Orthodox rabbis advocate good relations with their non-Orthodox peers. (Web site)
  2. During the past years, the left-wing Modern Orthodox advocacy group, Edah, consisting of American Modern Orthodox rabbis.
  3. Criticism of Modern Orthodoxy Modern Orthodox Rabbis have been criticised for attempting to adapt Judaism to the world.

Rabbi Shatzkes

  1. Rabbi Shatzkes was born in Vilna, Lithuania in 1881, the scion of a distinguished Rabbinic dynasty.
  2. Rabbi Shatzkes was active in refugee and Yeshiva affairs while in Vilna.
  3. Rabbi Shatzkes was brought up and educated by Reb Itzele and was sent to study at the great Yeshivas of Slabodka and Telz.
  4. Rabbi Shatzkes was only 3 years old when his father died.

Chief Rabbis

  1. It is a separate, independent religious community with its own Chief Rabbis, who are viewed, in the Haredi world, as being the Chief Rabbis of Jerusalem.
  2. Berab made an error in not first obtaining the approval of the chief rabbis in Jerusalem, which led to an objection to having a Sanhedrin at that time.
  3. During the last few decades, the chief rabbis and their subordinates have steadily lost moral authority. (Web site)

Rabbi Teitelbaum

  1. Rabbi Teitelbaum was known to be a great lover of all people, particularly his fellow Jew. +2
  2. Rabbi Teitelbaum was renowned for his vocal religiously motivated opposition to all modern forms Zionism in all arenas. (Web site) +2
  3. Rabbi Teitelbaum was in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during the holocaust.
  4. Rabbi Teitelbaum was not survived by any children: his three daughters died in his lifetime, and he never had sons.

Reconstructionist Rabbis

  1. For the first time, 183 Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist rabbis have been surveyed to see what those ways are. (Web site)
  2. Rabbinic Center publishes list of 300 Reform and Reconstructionist rabbis who officiate at intermarriages.
  3. It also rose among Reform and Reconstructionist rabbis --- 24 percent of older rabbis cited lay people while 37 percent of those more recently ordained did. (Web site)

Rabbi Tendler

  1. Rabbi Tendler is an expert on medical ethics as it pertains to Jewish law.
  2. Rabbi Tendler is one of the leading experts on medical ethics as it pertains to , Tendler strongly criticized the Bush administration's position.
  3. Rabbi Tendler is the author of a number of highly acclaimed Rabbinical Responsa on contemporary halachic issues. (Web site)
  4. Rabbi Tendler is the leading expert on medical ethics as it pertains to Jewish law. (Web site)

Rabbi Nathan

  1. Texts that have been added to this part of the service include Leviticus 19:2, 14-18, Avot de Rabbi Nathan, 11a and Tractate Sukkah 49b. (Web site) +2
  2. Using a different style, Rabbi Nathan b.
  3. Le Rabbi Nathan ben Yechiel cr--e --galement, mais dans un autre style, un lexique appel-- l' Aroukh afin de traduire les mots difficiles.

Rabbi Willig

  1. Rabbi Willig is a high ranking member of an organization that is now trying to stop molesters. (Web site)
  2. Rabbi Willig was a conspirator after (and, perhaps, during) the fact. (Web site)
  3. Rabbi Willig was blinded by Lanner's brilliance and could not see his flaws.
  4. Rabbi Willig was one of several rabbis, including Rabbi Yosef Blau, who were intially duped by Lanner's psychopathic personality, and who later apologized. (Web site)


  1. The term "yeshiva" is also used sometimes as a generic name for any school that teaches Torah, Mishnah and Talmud, to any age group. +2
  2. The yeshiva was founded in 1924 by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, and is commonly regarded as the flagship of the national-religious movement. (Web site) +2
  3. The term "yeshiva" can therefore be used to distinguish a full-time residential institution from a class at the local synagogue.
  4. The yeshiva was closed due to its own internal upheaval. (Web site)
  5. The yeshiva was founded in 1924 by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook,[ 1] and was initially headed by Rabbi Aharon Bronstein, the Ilui of Tebrig.


  1. Talmud is an intregral part of this novel; readers will learn along with Rashi's students as he explains selected texts. (Web site)
  2. Talmud: a few glimpses.
  3. The Talmud is a combination of a core text, the Mishnah and a later commentary, called the gemara ("completion").
  4. The Talmud is a repository of thousands of years of Jewish wisdom.
  5. The Talmud is the expression of the Oral Law. (Web site)

Yeshiva University

  1. Yeshiva University is a private Jewish university in New York City whose first component was founded in 1886. (Web site)
  2. Yeshiva University is a private university in New York City whose first component was founded in 1886. (Web site)
  3. Yeshiva University is a private university in New York City, with six campuses in New York and one in Israel.
  4. Yeshiva University is an independent institution chartered by New York State.

Chaim Berlin

  1. He did initiate a number of changes in Chaim Berlin that differed greatly from the Mussar Yeshiva practice in Slabodka. (Web site)
  2. In 1964, when Yeshivas Chaim Berlin moved to Far Rockaway, Rav Miller decided to resign and devote himself full time to his congregation and his writing. (Web site)
  3. One such figure was Rabbi Yitzchok Hutner who would become the rosh yeshiva of the Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin also in Brooklyn, New York.

Rabbinical Assembly

  1. The Rabbinical Assembly is the international professional association of Conservative rabbis. (Web site)

Rabbi Meir

  1. Indeed, when the young Chaim applied to the Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva, he was tested by its Rosh Yeshiva of Daf Yomi fame, Rabbi Meir Shapiro.
  2. The same passage from the Jerusalem Talmud refers to Elisha as being alive when his pupil Rabbi Meir had become a renowned teacher.
  3. He is the brother of murdered JDL leader and ex-Knesset Member Rabbi Meir Kahane. (Web site)


  1. Satmar are not tolerant, because tolerance is A SECULAR IDEA. But find me people more compassionate, all the chessed etc. (Web site)
  2. Satmar is a dangerous cult founded by a charlatan and traitor named Yoel Teitelbaum. (Web site)
  3. Satmar is the largest Hasidic court in the world, totaling some 20,000 families, but most of its members live in New York.
  4. Satmar was very angered by his decision to send delegates to the secular Israeli "Knesset" and instruct his followers to vote. (Web site)
  5. The folk story not withstanding, the vast majority of younger hasidim now use the original Hungarian name "Satmar".


  1. The Sanhedrin was dissolved after continued persecution by the Roman Empire.
  2. The Sanhedrin was reestablished last October in Tiberias, the place of its last meeting 1,600 years ago. (Web site)
  3. The Sanhedrin was required to hear all testimony directly, and not through an interpreter.
  4. The Sanhedrin was the successor to the Great Assembly, and it functioned as the legislative body of the Jewish people. (Web site)
  5. The Sanhedrin was the supreme council of Israel. (Web site)

Samson Raphael Hirsch

  1. Rav Weinberg records that Rav Azriel Hildesheimer and Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch (two great German Rabbis of the nineteenth century) sanctioned this practice. (Web site)
  2. Note that claims of this nature have been commonplace within Orthodox Judaism since the first "reforms" of Samson Raphael Hirsch and Azriel Hildesheimer.
  3. While Geiger and Holdheim were ready to meet the modern spirit of liberalism, Samson Raphael Hirsch defended the customs handed down by the fathers.
  4. In the later city, where he succeeded Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, he officiated for only a few months. (Web site)
  5. Illowy, like Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch in Germany wanted to strengthen traditional Torah law observance in the United States. (Web site)

Saul Lieberman

  1. Saul Lieberman (1898-1983), was a rabbi and a scholar of Talmud. (Web site)
  2. Rabbi Professor Saul Lieberman 's Tosefta Kefshuta is the authoritative critical edition of, and commentary on, the Tosefta.
  3. Saul Lieberman As such, the Rabbinical Assembly has since developed other solutions to the agunah issue that are now commonly used. (Web site)

Abraham Isaac Kook

  1. Active in interfaith, Bokser composed the following prayer in the style of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook.
  2. Bokser heard Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook speak in New York in 1924 and became an avid student and great proponent of his teachings.
  3. Encouraged by Grodzinski and with Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook ---s help, the Chazon Ish settled in the Palestine in 1933.
  4. He is an authority on the teachings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, a founder of the project to blow up the Temple Mount.
  5. It was during his stay in Palestine that he became a disciple of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, the first Chief Rabbi of Palestine. (Web site)

Moshe Feinstein

  1. This ruling was established in 1962 when Rabbi Moshe Feinstein held that the Manhattan eruv is no longer effective and therefore ceased to exist. (Web site)
  2. Halachic authorities, including the widely respected Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, approved of it.
  3. Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, in a prominent Orthodox posek, has opposed anyone attending a Bat Mitzvah and has referred to the ceremony as hevel, nonsense.


  1. Teitelbaum was building his own reputation as a rabbi when the Holocaust began decimating the European Jewish population. +2
  2. Teitelbaum was an impetuous child and was renowned from a young age for his sharp tongue and brilliant analytical skills.
  3. Teitelbaum was born in Siget, in present-day Romania. (Web site)
  4. Teitelbaum was renowned for his vocal religiously motivated opposition to Zionism in all arenas.
  5. Teitelbaum was renowned for his vocal religiously motivated opposition to all modern forms Zionism in all arenas. (Web site)

Abraham Joshua Heschel

  1. He studied with and became a prot--g-- of Abraham Joshua Heschel.
  2. And January 14 is the yohrzeit (death-anniversary) of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, Dr. King's close friend and ally.
  3. Abraham Joshua Heschel lived out his name. (Web site)
  4. Abraham Joshua Heschel was descended from preeminent European rabbis on both sides of the family.

Mordechai Willig

  1. Rav Mordechai Willig-s careful and methodological categorizing of the Halachic issues regarding this tragedy also appears in this Torah journal. (Web site)
  2. For those of you who do not know, R. Student's teachers are YU's Rabbi Hershal Schachter and Rabbi Mordechai Willig. (Web site)
  3. Rav Mordechai Willig (in a Shiur delivered at Yeshiva University) ruled that a couple is permitted to rely on the lenient ruling of Rav Ovadia Yosef. (Web site)

Mordecai Kaplan

  1. Mordecai Kaplan was also an influence on the young Hertzberg, who attended the Jewish Theological Seminary, where Kaplan taught and served as dean.
  2. Mordecai Kaplan was born on June 11, 1881, in Swenziany, Lithuania, and emigrated to the United States in 1889. (Web site)


  1. Maimonides was clearly of the opinion that Christianity was idolatry. (Web site)
  2. Maimonides was convinced that the philosophical assumptions of Saadiah were too eclectic to sustain the truly systematic theology the Torah required. (Web site)
  3. Maimonides was led by his admiration for the neo-Platonic commentators to maintain many doctrines which the Scholastics could not accept. (Web site)
  4. Maimonides was of the "same color as the garment" camp. (Web site)
  5. Maimonides was probably the first to author a comprehensive commentary on the Mishna.

Solomon Schechter

  1. In 1902, Professor Solomon Schechter assumed presidency of JTS. In a series of papers he articulated an ideology for the nascent movement.
  2. In 1902, Solomon Schechter reorganized the Jewish Theological Seminary and made it into the flagship institution of Conservative Judaism. (Web site)
  3. Dr. Drob is the grandson of Rabbi Max Drob, a disciple of Solomon Schechter and one of the early leaders of the Conservative movement. (Web site)

Rabbi Hutner

  1. Rabbi Hutner was still alive at the time and he communicated his displeasure to the offending publisher.
  2. Rabbi Hutner was succeeded by his disciple Rabbi Aharon Schechter, leading the New York branch of the Yeshiva. (Web site)
  3. Rabbi Hutner was succeeded by his disciple Rabbi Aharon Schechter, while the Jerusalem branch is headed by Rabbi Yonason David, son-in-law of Rabbi Hutner.
  4. Rabbi Hutner was succeeded by his disciple Rabbi Ahron Schechter, leading the New York branch of the Yeshiva. (Web site)
  5. Rabbi Hutner was well versed in many intellectual areas, even studying and refuting secular and non-traditional Jewish scholarship.


  1. Rashi was the only child born to his parents, at Troyes, Champagne, northern France.

Azriel Hildesheimer

  1. Note that claims of this nature have been commonplace within Orthodox Judaism since the first "reforms" of Samson Raphael Hirsch and Azriel Hildesheimer.
  2. Modern Orthodoxy traces its roots to the works of Rabbis Azriel Hildesheimer (1820-1899). (Web site)
  3. The Orthodox Rabbinical seminary of Azriel Hildesheimer was founded on the idea of creating a "harmony between Judaism and science".

Joel Roth

  1. Joel Roth is a prominent American rabbi in the Rabbinical Assembly, which is the rabbinical body of Conservative Judaism.
  2. Joel Roth is a prominent rabbi in the Rabbinical Assembly, which is the rabbinical body of Conservative Judaism.

Saul Berman

  1. Saul Berman is one of most important defenders of Jewish women in the Jewish community. (Web site)

Vilna Gaon

  1. The Vilna Gaon was very modest and objective; he declined to accept the office of rabbi, though it was often offered to him on the most flattering terms.

Nachman of Breslov

  1. Odesser first came into contact with the teachings of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov as a young yeshiva student in Tiberias.
  2. The grave of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, revered by his followers, as it appeared during the 1990s, in Uman, Ukraine.
  3. On this they take a different view of mainstream philosophy to Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.
  4. Chazan's father, Nachman Chazan, was the closest disciple of Reb Noson, who was in turn the closest disciple of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov. (Web site)
  5. Breslov is a branch of Hasidic Judaism founded by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772-1810) a great-grandson of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Hasidism. (Web site)

Yitzchok Hutner

  1. One such figure was Rabbi Yitzchok Hutner who would become the rosh yeshiva of the Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin also in Brooklyn, New York.
  2. Its most famous rosh yeshiva (dean) was Rabbi Yitzchok Hutner ( 1906 - 1980) who was its head from 1936 until his passing in 1980. (Web site)
  3. During his time in Berlin, he forged friendships with two other young rabbis studying in Berlin: Joseph Soloveitchik and Yitzchok Hutner. (Web site)

Shlomo Riskin

  1. He was ordained as a rabbi by Shlomo Riskin of Efrat.
  2. And Rabbi Shlomo Riskin says Gafni's was the only ordination he has ever revoked. (Web site)
  3. Among his alumni are Rabbis Nachman Bulman, Shlomo Riskin, and Ephraim Buchwald and many others who became leaders of the Baal teshuva movement.

Aryeh Kaplan

  1. Aryeh Kaplan, who died in 1983, was a well-known Orthodox rabbi and teacher of Jewish meditation. (Web site)
  2. For a more personal and experiential approach to Jewish mysticism and Kabbalah, see the works of Aryeh Kaplan. (Web site)
  3. The Aryeh Kaplan Anthology ll : Illuminating expositions on Jewish thought and practice by a revered teacher.

Mashgiach Ruchani

  1. Rabbi Hutner appointed Slabodka yeshiva educated Rabbi Avigdor Miller as the Mashgiach ruchani ("spiritual mentor and supervisor") of the yeshiva.
  2. In 1897, the Alter of Slabodka (Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel; Slabodka's famed mashgiach ruchani, invited Rabbi Epstein to become the rosh yeshiva. (Web site)
  3. The Jewish Press spoke with one of them, Rabbi Yosef Blau, mashgiach ruchani.


  1. There were certain rishonim ("Elder Sages") of exoteric Judaism who are known to have been experts in Kabbalah.
  2. Thus, the Sadducees were in fact a political party not a religious sect ( Dorot Ha'Rishonim). (Web site)
  3. Rishonim disagree as to which opinion is normative.

Chaim Ozer Grodzinski

  1. He had been proposed for the position by his mentor, Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski, with whom he was very close.
  2. He moved to Vilna in about 1920, and became close to Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski, consulting with him in all religious and communal matters.
  3. He then received his semicha by telegraph from Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski of Wilna, an unusual arrangement - especially in the early 20th century.
  4. In his absence from Poland, he was greatly missed by Rabbis Yisrael Meir Kagan and Chaim Ozer Grodzinski, who pleaded with him to return. (Web site)

David Weiss Halivni

  1. Another was Rabbi David Weiss Halivni, who became a prominent scholar at the Jewish Theological Seminary, the main seminary of Conservative Judaism. (Web site)
  2. He studied in a Chevrusa learning partnership with David Weiss HaLivni, who went on to head the department of Judaic Studies in Colombia University.
  3. In recent years, the work of R. David Weiss Halivni and Dr. Shamma Friedman has resulted in a paradigm shift in the understanding of the Talmud.
  4. Rabbi David Weiss Halivni is a scholar of Talmud and a Holocaust survivor, originally of Sighet, Hungary. (Web site)


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