MORDECAI BEN HILLEL, a German rabbi, who died as a martyr at Nuremberg in 1298.
The father of the controversy may be said to be the Jewish rabbi, Aben Ezra, who died A.D.
In later days the same function was performed by the Purim Rabbi, who often indulged in parodies of the ritual.
Each synagogue is served by a rabbi assisted by an officiating minister, and in each consistory is a grand rabbi.
In 1854 he was appointed rabbi at Cincinnati.