Rishon Le Zion


Rishon Le Zion
("First in Zion")
   Title initially accorded to the Sephardi (see Oriental Jews) chief rabbi of Israel. Prior to the creation of the chief rabbinate, the title was used for the head of the Sephardi rabbis of Jerusalem.
   Rishon Le Zion is also a city on Israel's costal plain founded in 1882 by immigrants (see ALIYA) from Russia. The name is derived from the Bible. It was the first Zionist settlement in Eretz Israel (along with Petah Tikvah). Part of the greater Tel Aviv metropolitan area, Rishon Le Zion had a reported population of 223,000 in 2006.

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  • RISHON LE-ZION — (Heb. רִאשׁוֹן לְצִיּוֹן, First in Zion ), city in central Israel, 7 mi. (12 km.) S.E. of Tel Aviv Jaffa, founded in 1882 by ten pioneers from Russia headed by Z.D. Levontin . The name Rishon le Zion is based on Isaiah 41:27. In acquiring the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • RISHON LE-ZION — (Heb. רִאשׁוֹן לְצִיּוֹן; first of Zion ), a title given to the Sephardi head of the rabbis of Israel. His seat is in Jerusalem. The first scholar to be given the title was apparently moses b. jonathan galante (1620–89) when he and the other… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Rishon LeZion (title) — Rishon LeZion ( he. הראשון לציון) is the title given to the Sephardic chief Rabbi of Eretz Yisroel. Its literal meaning is first of Zion similar to first lady , and comes from a verse in Yeshayahu 41:27.In the beginning of the 17th century this… …   Wikipedia


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