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  • The Rabbinical Assembly (RA) is the international association of Conservative rabbis. Rabbinical graduates from Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the American Jewish University (California), The Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano. — “Rabbinical Assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • [edit] Works of the Acharonim (the "later" rabbinical commentators) Meforshim is a Hebrew word meaning "(classical rabbinical) commentators" (or roughly meaning "exegetes"), and is used as a substitute for the correct word perushim which. — “Rabbinic literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Rabbinical students usually earn a secular degree (e.g., Master of Hebrew Letters) upon graduation. The Reform rabbinical seminaries require students to first earn a bachelor's degree before entering the rabbinate as well as have a basic knowledge. — “Rabbi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Referring to the classification of wine, according to its effects on a man, given in the old "Calendrier des Bergiers," The man of choleric temperament has "wine of lion;" the sanguine, "wine of ape;" the phlegmatic, "wine of sheep;" the melancholic, "wine of sow." There is a Rabbinical tradition that, when Noah was planting vines, Satan slaughtered beside them the four animals named; hence the effect of wine in making those who drink it display in turn the characteristics of all the four. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Turning into an old book-shop to ask the exact time of service at the synagogue, he was affectionately directed by a precocious Jewish youth, who entered cordially into his wanting, not the fine new building of the Reformed but the old Rabbinical school of the orthodox; and then cheated him like a pure Teuton, only with more amenity, in his charge for a book quite out of request as one "nicht so leicht zu bekommen." Meanwhile at the opposite counter a deaf and grisly tradesman was casting a flinty look at certain cards, apparently combining advantages of business with religion, and shoutingly proposed to him in Jew-dialect by a dingy man in a tall coat hanging from neck to heel, a bag in hand, and a broad low hat surmounting his chosen nose–who had no sooner disappeared than another dingy man of the same pattern issued from the background glooms of the shop and also shouted in the same dialect. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot

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