rabbi has definitions from the fields of Judaism,religion
[ noun ] (Judaism,religion) spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law

Used in print

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

Michelangelo found the rabbi in the room of study , a gentle old_man with a white beard and luminous grey eyes , robed in black gabardine with a skullcap on his head .

The rabbi said thoughtfully , `` I would not want my people to get_in trouble with the Church '' .

The model quite plainly thought Michelangelo crazy ; only the instructions from his rabbi kept him from bolting .

He worked for two hours a day with each model sent by the rabbi .

[ noun ] a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher

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