Within the various Jewish denominations there are different requirements for ...
Orthodox Judaism does not ordain women as rabbis, but other strands do.
A rabbi is a Jewish spiritual leader. ... A rabbi has pastoral duties, such as
leading a congregation in prayer; preaching duties, such as delivering a weekly ...
The word rabbi originates from the Hebrew meaning "teacher." The term has
evolved over Jewish history to include many roles and meanings. Today it
Reprinted with permission from Louis Jacobs, The Jewish Religion: A
Companion, published by Oxford University Press. Rabbi and Ribbi A rab ...
After a while, the Priest turns to the Rabbi
and asks, "Is it still a requirement of your faith that you not eat pork?"
To which the Rabbi
replies, "Yes, on one occasion I did succumb to temptation and tasted pork."
nodded understandingly for a moment and th... More »
Discusses the role of rabbis, chazzans (cantors), gabbais, kohanim (priests),
Levites, rebbes and tzaddiks in Jewish life.
It was not until the second century that “rabbi,” which literally means “my master”
or “my teacher,” became an official title. Until that time even the greatest Jewish ...
The first and most comprehensive ask-the-rabbi site. Answered by people that
Answer. The offices of rabbi and priest were distinct. Priests were descendants of
Aaron, and they worked at the Temple in Jerusalem, though in Jesus' day there ...
—In Ancient Times: Vocations of Rabbis. The Rabbi's Wife. Converted Brigand as
Rabbi. Honor Paid to the Rabbis. Influence of Moses Mendelssohn.