Definitions

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  • n. a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man

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Examples

  • Therefore, the talmid hakham (Jewish scholar) is “advised and obligated” to satisfy his wife twice a week.

    Feinstein, Rabbi Moses.

  • As Maimonides puts it, a person whose character traits are balanced can be called wise (hakham), while a person who goes beyond the mean when circumstances warrant is known as pious (hasid):

    Maimonides

  • This was my answer on the final exam with hakham Sassoon last year.

    YUTOPIA

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