IPA: rˈæbaɪ


  • A Jewish scholar or teacher of halacha (Jewish law), capable of making halachic decisions.
  • A Jew who is or is qualified to be the leader of a Jewish congregation.
  • (law enforcement, slang) A senior officer who acts as a mentor.
  • The title of a rabbi (a Jewish scholar or teacher); used before or instead of the rabbi's name.

Examples of "rabbi" in Sentences

  • Let alone the rabbis of the city.
  • That was the function of a rabbi.
  • It's the cognate of the word Rabbi.
  • He was a Pharisaic, Orthodox Rabbi.
  • I'm neither a rabbi, nor the daughter of a rabbi.
  • In the 20th century, many rabbis were in favor of leniency.
  • The penalty was execution for the ordainer and the new rabbis.
  • He was the rabbi of the Tempel Synagogue of the Reform movement.
  • It was here that he met Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan who taught him homiletics.
  • It is sort of a generic term, sort of like the term rabbi means teacher.
  • Rabbi Johanan taught that they were also commanded not to emasculate animals.
  • Mr. Hier, a rabbi, is the founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance.
  • But he sent word through an assistant at the synagogue that the title rabbi was no longer on the table.
  • At the prayer conference, warm applause greeted Hurwitz's announcement that she might be getting the title rabbi "but with a slightly distinct sound."
  • In the first story, while the rabbi is away on his own journey, his cat takes a trip with Malka of the Lions, who some believe to be the pious Jew, others a disliked womanizer.
  • But, he also got responses such as this, from an Orthodox colleague, A gay Orthodox rabbi is an absurdity as inconceivable as an Orthodox rabbi who eats cheeseburgers on Yom Kippur.

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