rebbetsen, rebetsen, rebbetzin, rebbitzin, rebitzin, rebitsin
- wife of a rabbi
- "Is the rebetzin making Shabbos dinner?"
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
North America, Australia / New Zealand
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)
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