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Hasidic spiritual leader
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Alternative clues for the word rebbe
Mideast title of respect
Leader of a Hasidic group
Word definitions for rebbe in dictionaries
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context Judaism English) The spiritual leader of a Chassidic Jewish community.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1881, from Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbi (see rabbi ).
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Rebbe or , is a Yiddish word derived from the Hebrew word rabbi , which means "master, teacher, or mentor". Like the title "rabbi" it refers to teachers of Torah or leaders of Jewry . In common parlance of modern times, the term "The Rebbe" is often used...
Usage examples of rebbe.
Comtesse or no, I am trained to be subservient to authority, and the Rebbe had it in abundance.
Nonetheless, I put it aside to meet the Rebbe, donning a gown of brown worsted which I used to wear travelling, and a thick woolen shawl.
The Rebbe plucked a few strands of beard from his bottom lip, and gave me his cunning look.
The Rebbe allowed me no mistakes, and halted me repeatedly during this last reading to correct some minor point until both of us were irritable with it.
Severio Stregazza, a summons came from the Rebbe to meet with him for another session.
And when I was not doing any of these things, I met with the Rebbe Nahum ben Isaac and bent my mind to the difficult tasks he set me, droning Habiru verses for hour upon hour, while he chewed his beard and glowered at me.
I dared broach the subject with the Rebbe when he sent for me a day later.
But I thought of the Rebbe, and the depth of grief in his eyes, and I did not doubt the truth of my response.
So said the most ancient of Habiru myths, the ones the Rebbe pretended did not exist.
The chantor broke off his song and stared, and their Rebbe stood open-mouthed at his lectern.
Having talked to Rebbe Leibnitz and the guards in the watch room and having seen the Kegenwald camp, Rhion understood this.
Rhion, Sara, and Rebbe Leibnitz crossed the yard together and slipped under the fence and so into the woods.
Tom inquired, closing the door once more and maneuvering the lock back into a semblance of its former appearance, while Rhion and Rebbe Leibnitz transferred their belongings from one vehicle to the other.
In the car behind her the Professor and Rebbe Leibnitz were conferring quietly, heads together.
Rhion and Rebbe Leibnitz had gotten quietly out of the car and were standing behind him in the deep, dew-soaked grass that clogged the lane.