Jewish teacher, Jewish minister, graduate of a rabbinical school, Hebrew doctor of laws, rebbe, master, teacher, preacher, expounder of the law, Talmudist, religious functionary, Hebrew theologian; see also priest.
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.
This improvement was first proposed by Rabbi Samuel, rector of the Jewish school of Sora in Mesopotamia, and was finally accomplished in the year 360 of our era by Rabbi Hillel, who introduced that form of the year which the Jews at present follow, and which, they say, is to endure till the coming of the Messiah.