What is the difference between Rav and Rabbi?
In the Talmud, the title Rav generally precedes the names of Babylonian Amoraim, whereas the title Rabbi generally precedes the names of ordained scholars in The Land of Israel (whether Tannaim or Amoraim).
What does the word rabbinical mean?
In Mishnaic Hebrew, rabbi, the root of rabbinical, means “my master,” from the Aramic rabh, “master” or “teacher.” Definitions of rabbinical. adjective. of or relating to rabbis or their teachings.
What do you call a teacher in Hebrew?
You may very well know the Hebrew words for teacher – מוֹרֶה (moh-REH) for a male and מוֹרָה (moh-RAH) for a female. The word for teaching, as in the profession, is הוֹרָאָה (hoh-rah-AH).
What is the meaning of Shalom Rav?
Shalom Rav (Hebrew: שָׁלוֹם רָב; “Abundant Peace”) is a blessing that is recited at the end of the evening and afternoon Amidot in the Ashkenazic tradition. There is a different version of this prayer, Sim Shalom (שִׁים שָׂלוֹם), for the morning Amidah.
What is a midrash in English?
The term Midrash denotes the exegetical method by which the oral tradition interprets and elaborates scriptural text. It refers also to the large collections of Halakhic and Haggadic materials that take the form of a running commentary on the Bible and that were deduced from Scripture by this exegetical method.
Who is the rabbi of Ner Israel College?
Rabbi Yissocher Frand, of the Ner Israel Rabbinical College, delivers a weekly class in Jewish law and ethics based on the Torah portion of the week. While the actual class contains an extensive discussion of Halachic [Jewish law] issues, these transcripts concern only the hashkafa section – that dealing with philosophical and ethical issues.
What do you need to know to become a rabbi at Hebrew College?
Hebrew College rabbinical students are encouraged to cultivate a personally nourishing and sustaining spiritual practice that is rooted in Jewish tradition. For us, this is the basis of being a spiritual guide and companion for others.
Is the Rabbinical School a full time program?
The Rabbinical School is generally a full-time program; however, students can choose to spend semesters or years taking classes part-time. While attending part-time will extend the length of time of the program, it is a useful option for students who need greater schedule flexibility.
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