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Definition of "rabbinical" [rabbinical]

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of rabbis. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the rabbis, their teachings, writings, views, language, etc (adjective)

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Use "rabbinical" in a sentence
  • "However, it was in rabbinical school that I came into contact with the other "flavors" of Judaism, praying each Shabbat at an Orthodox shul, engaging in Torah study with a Reconstructionist rabbi and training as a hospital chaplain with a Reform rabbinical student."
  • "Hence arose a new form of written Hebrew, called rabbinical from its origin and use among the rabbins."
  • "Marmur, vice-president of Hebrew Union College, a Reform Judaism institution, called the rabbinical declarations "shameful, harmful and wrong.""