melamed

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melamed

(məlæˈmɛd)
n
a Hebrew teacher in a cheder
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Melammed to call the area "la ultima concentracion de judaizantes castellanos autenticos" (quoted in Brown 419).
(10) The first study of Modelling in pediatric dentistry was conducted in 1969, which was reported by Greenbaum and Melammed, later several other studies followed in the 1980s.
However it is not easy to coexist with a perpetual constructed manner of living in two worlds simultaneously, with two adopted mentalities (Melammed 2004:145).
Nehama Aschkenasy and Renee Levine Melammed, on the other hand, give their readers access to primary sources.
The whole earth is a splayed carcass exposed to plain sight." Another time, in a moment of weakness, I asked him amid the bedlam of the beit midrash, "Fonfen ...?" meaning, "So, Yahoodie, did God make me?" But I was overheard by Reb Gargl, our treble-chinned melammed with his knockwurst shnoz, his ritual garment stained with borscht or blood, who was also a seasoned interpreter of my hobbled speech.
(51) Renee Levine Melammed, "Sephardi Women in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods," in Judith R.
The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile, by Renee Levine Melammed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999, 268 pp., $55.
In her thoroughly researched and brilliantly written work, entitled Heretics or Daughters of Israel?, Renee Levine Melammed proposes an innovative theory, which asserts that it was the crypto (secret)-Jewish women (rather than the men) who took the active role in preserving and transmitting elements of the Jewish tradition to their descendants.
In order to assess the nature and extent of the traditions preserved within these crypto-Jewish families, Melammed looked to the edict of expulsion issued by Ferdinand and Isabella.
People said too that they had seen her peeping into the infants' class of Menahem the melammed. And the little ones themselves described a radiance of gold suddenly bursting forth behind the window sill, illuminating the dark classroom and dazzling their eyes with its brilliance.
Small communities could claim at least a melammed, the equivalent of a primary school teacher.