- the wife of a rabbi.
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Examples from the Web for rebbetzin
The more modest and simple the Rav, the haughtier and more exigent the Rebbetzin.
The "Rebbetzin" is probably a phenomenon belonging to a past epoch.
The rabbi also came to the Ring, and with him the Rebbetzin.
The real Rebbetzin, the one who is exactly what a Rebbetzin should be, is proud and conscious of her dignity.
Usually the relation was this: the Rav they loved but vexed, the Rebbetzin they hated but feared.
- Judaism the wife of a rabbi
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