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Monday, 2 May 2011

Stuart’s Daily Word Spot: Rabbi

Rabbi Moshe FeinsteinImage via Wikipedia
Rabbi noun - Jewish scholar or teacher with authority regarding law and doctrine; someone ordained to deal with questions of law and ritual, and to perform certain functions; a title of respect and form of address; person whose learning, authority, or status is like that of a Jewish rabbi; US slang - a senior official who exerts influence on behalf of someone.

‘Rebecca sought out the rabbi to explain to her a point of doctrine that seemed to contradict another she had read in a sacred text.’

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