Definition of Rabbinate

1. Noun. Rabbis collectively.

Generic synonyms: Priesthood
Member holonyms: Rabbi



2. Noun. The office or function of a rabbi.
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot

Definition of Rabbinate

1. Noun. The office or function of a rabbi ¹

2. Noun. Rabbis collectively ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rabbinate

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Literary usage of Rabbinate

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1. Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1920)
"The report of the Committee on Training for the rabbinate was read and referred to the Executive Board. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRAINING FOR THE ..."

2. Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People by Israel Zangwill (1895)
"The rabbinate, whose grave difficulties in reconciling all parties to its ... Poor rabbinate! The politics of the little community were extremely complex. ..."

3. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1914)
"Greek Patriarch informs Chief rabbinate that he will write letter confirming ... At Adrianople, Jewish butchers, owing to dispute with Chief rabbinate, ..."

4. History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, from the Earliest Times Until the by Simon Dubnow (1916)
"There was even a significant coincidence in dates: the first declaration against Hasidism by the rabbinate of Vilna, which started the religious schism, ..."

5. The Reform Movement in Judaism by David Philipson (1907)
"The Berlin rabbinate had submitted to the meeting an opinion unfavorable to the holding of services on Sunday. In reply to a request of the representatives ..."

6. History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, from the Earliest Times Until the by Simon Dubnow (1916)
"There was even a significant coincidence in dates: the first declaration against Hasidism by the rabbinate of Vilna, which started the religious schism, ..."

7. The Jewish Historico-critical School of the Nineteenth Century by Nathan Stern (1901)
"Rapoport's first call to a rabbinate came when he was forty-seven years old. ... A vacancy occurred in the rabbinate of Prague, and Rapoport after much ..."

8. The Jewish Historico-critical School of the Nineteenth Century by Nathan Stern (1901)
"A vacancy occurred in the rabbinate of Prague, ... From the time of his acceptance of the rabbinate in Prague until his death, October 16, 1867, ..."

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