kollel rabbi


kollel rabbi (KOH-lel RA-bai) listen


  • n. A man who learns (studies traditional texts) - generally full-time - and offers classes and other services to the (non-Orthodox) Jewish community.

Example Sentences

  • "We also experienced Sukkos in hot, muggy Houston (1998, 1999) and were treated one year to a pre-holiday shiur by a Kollel rabbi on the halachos related to mosquitos invading the sukkah." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • English


  • see Kollel

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      kolel rabbi

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