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 (rĕb′ə, rĕb′ē)
A Jewish spiritual leader or rabbi, especially of a Hasidic sect.

[Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbî, rabbi; see rabbi.]


1. (Judaism) the usually dynastic leader of a Chassidic sect
2. (Judaism) an individual's chosen spiritual mentor
[Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbī rabbi]


(ˈrɛb ə)

n. Yiddish.
1. a teacher in a Jewish school.
2. (often cap.) a title of respect for the leader of a Hasidic group.
[literally, rabbi]
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These points of light disseminate positive teachings of respect and forward looking growth based on the hundreds of volumes of the Torah teachings of the Rebbe.
There were several thousand Hasidim present, singing and chanting and dancing around their Master, the late Rebbe Menahem Mendel Schneerson.
However, if Sonia leaves her husband, religious law, as laid down by old Rebbe (John Randolph), dictates she will lose everything, including her child.
The Rebbe helped create numerous education and outreach centers, which continue to provide social service programs and humanitarian aid at home and around the globe.
The Satmar Rebbe and community heads have been asking for some time to initiate a move that will make Kiryas Yoel, which is now a central part of Monroe, into a separate city with full and separate municipal control.
In December of 2016 I attended a conference on the work of Rebbe Nahman of Breslov at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (April 5, 1902 OS-June 12, 1994 NS), known as the Lubavitcher Rebbe or just the Rebbe was a prominent Hasidic rabbi who was the seventh and last Rebbe (Hasidic leader) of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement.
I was most disturbed, however, that in the effort to shed light on "the history and legacy" of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the writer relied solely on the "expertise" of Samuel Heilman.
The Rebbe declared: "When we will have the three loves together, we will achieve the Redemption.
CDATA[ Rabbi Shalom Berger, the Rebbe of Mishkoltz, says there is no need to attack Iran because G-d will get rid of Ahmadinejad.
I picture the Rebbe in my mind, and sit down to write him a letter.