rebbetzin

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rebbetzin

(ˈrɛbətsɪn)
n
(Judaism) Judaism the wife of a rabbi
[from Yiddish]
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Now, the unusual tale has been turned into a children's book by his daughter-in-law, Rabbanit Dr.
Last week, we published the words of Rabbanit Chana Henkin, the Eitam's mother, who spoke in remembrance of her son after getting up from shiva.
On Tuesday, Rabbanit Chana Henkin, their mother, spoke at Nishmat, a center for women's Torah study in Jerusalem after she got up from shiva.
Rabbanit Rachel Sela, who led the group which also included children, clarified that the police have always let them bring in dried fruit on past visits, and explained that this indicates that the clampdown was particularly connected to Tu Bishvat.
Rabbanit Tzivya Eliyahu, widow of former Sephardic Chief Rabbi (Rishon LeTziyon) Mordechai Eliyahu, revealed a plan to Arutz Sheva's Hebrew-language news service to bring the Messiah closer through Sabbath observance -- with help from the non-Jewish holidays of Christmas and New Years.
I am convinced that this is a favorable time," the Rabbanit continued.
Together with another mashgiach, Rabbi Ben Tzion Kruman of Bat Yam, he had stopped by the Chabad center to pray and thank emissaries Rabbi Gavriel and Rabbanit Rivka Holtzberg for their hospitality, when Muslim terrorists attacked the compound.
The answer she received was that "the correct term is rabbanit [the Hebrew feminine form of the Yiddish word, rebbetzin, the feminine word for rabbi, i.