Examples from the Web for rebbe
The bottom line is simple: if the Rebbe issues a directive, the Chassidim carry it out.
So says Grand Rabbi Y. A. Korff, Rebbe of the Zhvil-Mezbuz Hasidic sect.
Being obedient disciples, they got in their carriages and followed their rebbe.
The rebbe looked at one of the peasants and put out his hand with his palm to the ceiling.
But on this occasion the Rebbe must have heard other steps, for he rose and came to meet the Rabbi of Brisk.
I run up to the window, I see the Rebbe is really in the room, he is walking up and down, I am about to enter like a housebreaker.
I thought, I will look imploringly at the Rebbe every minute, perhaps he will have compassion.
The fingers of the rebbe were long, and the nails, I am afraid, were not very clean.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
The Rebbe, of blessed memory, explains a bit of the Mishnah to him upside down.
Word Origin for Rebbe
1881, from Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbi (see rabbi).