Chief Rabbinate


Chief Rabbinate
   See Rabbinate of Israel.

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  • chief rabbinate — ▪ Judaism       in Judaism, a supreme religious authority whose decisions bind all those under its jurisdiction. The prototype of the chief rabbinate was the Great sanhedrin of Jerusalem, which, until the destruction of the Second Temple in AD 70 …   Universalium

  • Chief Rabbinate — supreme religious body of the Jewish religion in a State …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chief Rabbinate of Israel — The Kotel is under the supervision of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel The Chief Rabbinate of Israel (הרבנות הראשית לישראל) is recognized by law [1] as the supreme halakhic and spiritual authority for the Jewish people in Israel. The Chief Rabbinate …   Wikipedia

  • CHIEF RABBI, CHIEF RABBINATE — The office represents a continuation of the ancient trend in Jewish society to confer on one or more persons central religious authority, if possible for the whole of Jewry, or otherwise at least for a country or region. It found formal… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chief Rabbi — Chief Rabbinate redirects here. See also Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Chief Rabbi is a title given in several countries to the recognized religious leader of that country s Jewish community, or to a rabbinic leader appointed by the local secular… …   Wikipedia

  • Rabbinate (Chief) of Israel —    The origins of the institution of the chief rabbinate of Israel date back to when Palestine was part of the Ottoman Empire. According to Ottoman regulations, the sultan would appoint one eminent Turkish rabbi as chief rabbi of the Jews of the… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Rabbinate — The term rabbinate may refer to the office of a rabbi or rabbis as a group:*Chief Rabbinate of Israel, the supreme Jewish religious governing body in the state of Israel *Military Rabbinate, an Israel Defense Forces unit that provides religious… …   Wikipedia

  • Chief Rabbi of Russia — The Chief Rabbi of Russia (Hebrew: הרב הראשי לרוסיה) is the leader of the Jewish communities in Russia since 1990. Currently there is two Chief Rabbis of Russia: Rabbi Berel Lazar of Chabad and Adolf Shayevich from the Congress of the Jewish… …   Wikipedia

  • RABBI, RABBINATE — The title rabbi is derived from the noun rav, which in biblical Hebrew means great and does not occur in the Bible; in its later sense in mishnaic Hebrew, however, the word rav means a master as opposed to a slave (e.g., does a slave rebel… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Military Rabbinate — Active 1948 Country Israel Allegiance Israeli Defense Force Type Religious services Role Infantry …   Wikipedia


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