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rabbinism

[rab-uh-niz-uh m]
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noun
  1. the beliefs, practices, and precepts of the rabbis of the Talmudic period.

Origin of rabbinism

First recorded in 1645–55; rabbin + -ism
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Examples from the Web for rabbinism

Historical Examples

  • The abuse of Rabbinism has, as will be seen, a twofold source.

    Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.

    Solomon Maimon

  • Rabbinism had long been scenting a dangerous enemy in Hasidism.

  • As a champion of Rabbinism, then, Saadiah was called to Sura.

  • Naturally they did not advance in culture, being hindered and persecuted by Rabbinism, and even more so by Neo-Chassidism.

  • "The Pale" is a gigantic ghetto where the oldest form of rabbinism prevails to this day.


British Dictionary definitions for rabbinism

rabbinism

noun
  1. the teachings and traditions of the rabbis of the Talmudic period
Derived Formsrabbinist, noun, adjectiverabbinistic, adjective
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