Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of rebbe.

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Examples

  • To live in Jerusalem now was “to be squeezed by various fundamentalists on all sides,” Bauer said, including the ever-growing community of the ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, members of the various Hasidic sects, each with their own rebbes, who would throw stones at your car if they saw you driving on the Sabbath.

    The Lampshade

  • He distinguished himself in school and studied under many renown European rebbes.

    God’s Guest List

  • With all the opposition on the part of the rebbes to secularization, Kalish presents a memorable account of an “interview” for a prospective bride conducted by women from the strict Gerer Hasidic court, where the topic of discussion was none other than the works of the Polish novelist Gabriela Zapolska.

    Ita Kalish.

  • As Hasidim — ultra-Orthodox Jews belonging to sectarian communities, worshiping and working as followers of specific rebbes — they are set apart from assimilated, mainstream American Jews.

    Hasidic Women in the United States.

  • In Judaism, the Hasidim are celebrated for their joyful song and dance, and Hasidic rebbes are revered for their mystical role in making the Shekhinah, or Presence of God, available to members of the community.

    Living In The Holy Spirit

  • His role models have shifted from druggie rock stars to wise rebbes, and on his days back home in the "wilds of Westchester," instead of quoting bawdy rap lyrics like other kids his age, he delights in recounting stories of the sages.

    Major Medical Malcontents

  • Hitler was stringent but you can't outstringent those rebbes.

    "This woman is an Obama-level political natural."

  • This will be a teaching-semicha (along ‘Rav Mehanekh’ lines) designed to create high school rebbes for pluralistic/cross-communal North American high schools and not an ordination designed to create halakhic decisors (poskim).

    Overheard on Shavuot at the Hartman Institute… Ordaining Women? | Jewschool

  • Throw in Rush Limbaugh, Glen Beck, Sean Hannity, the kkk, neo-nazis, James Dobson and what the heck, all the people praying for the rapture and all the Mullahs spewing hate in the Madrassas and all the extremist rebbes teaching that Jews and Muslims will never make peace ..

    Printing: Bush Meets Bush; Iran��s President learns by example

  • Throw in Rush Limbaugh, Glen Beck, Sean Hannity, the kkk, neo-nazis, James Dobson and what the heck, all the people praying for the rapture and all the Mullahs spewing hate in the Madrassas and all the extremist rebbes teaching that Jews and Muslims will never make peace ..

    Bush Meets Bush; Iran��s President learns by example

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