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What is a rabbi?

A rabbi is a Jewish religious leader and teacher. If a Jewishperson has a religious question, they usually go to a rabbi. Rabbisalso give spiritual advice. They are not appoin ( Full Answer )
In Judaism

Who are rabbis?

A rabbi by Hebrew definition is a teacher. But really, it's more reffered to someone who teaches Judaism. I should know, I'm Jewish!
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Is rabbi Michael Laitman a rabbi?

Michael Laitman is a con artist in the great never ending sea of religious cults. Stay strong and free by staying away from this rubbish.
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Why is a rabbi a rabbi?

Rabbi means "teacher", but rabbis are also clergy people who can do other things: 1. Write books 2. Kosher food supervision 3. Religious counseling 4. Religious school pri ( Full Answer )
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Why can not you be a rabbi?

The question is very ambiguous ... we don't know who is being addressed. Any Jew who is capable of satisfactorily completing the course of studies, and demonstrating to a ( Full Answer )
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Is a Rabbi a vicar?

Technically no, since a vicar is a Christian spiritual leader whereas a rabbi is Jewish. However, a rabbi can be a bit like a vicar, a lawyer, a teacher and a community leader ( Full Answer )
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How do you abbreviate rabbi?

In English, I have seen Rav. as an abbreviation, but it is not common. Most often Rabbi is used in full. In Hebrew, there is R. ('ר) which is the abbreviation for Rabbi. ( Full Answer )
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Why do rabbis have beards?

Traditional Answer: Many Orthodox Rabbis do not shave their faces because the Torah specifies that men are to not shave the 'corners' of their head. So that they don't accid ( Full Answer )
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Why are there rabbis?

Rabbi is Hebrew for teacher, and they're also clergy people. Rabbisdo many things: 1. Write Jewish books 2. Supervise kosher food preparation 3. Chaplains in the military 4. P ( Full Answer )