Origin of rabbinate
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Margalit said he would sue the council and report the issue to the Israeli rabbinate.
Toaff attributes this shift to the growing influence of the Israeli rabbinate.
Right now there are 400,000 Israelis, who cannot marry in Israel because they do not meet the Rabbinate's requirements.
In response to the Israeli Rabbinate's monopoly on marriage in Israel, the author suggests an act of civil disobedience.
The rabbinate, which is a government-paid body, has a monopoly over family life.
In this way the rabbinate succeeded in deceiving the Sabbatians.
The rabbinate had placed itself in the pillory, and undermined its own authority.
So Mouravanke sent a messenger to the young Charif, offering him the Rabbinate.Yiddish Tales
The Jews have several synagogues, with a rabbinate in Brunswick.
Far from opposing the delusion of the multitude, he encouraged it, as did the rabbinate of Venice.
- the position, function, or tenure of office of a rabbi
- rabbis collectively
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Word Origin and History for rabbinate
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