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Can rabbis marry and have families?

Can rabbis marry and have families?

Reform and Reconstructionist rabbis are free to take their own approach to performing marriages between a Jewish and non-Jewish partner. Many, but not all, seek agreement from the couple that the children will be raised as Jewish.

What is the wife of a rabbi called?

Rebbetzin

How many wives can you have in Judaism?

Although Jewish law forbids a woman to marry more than one husband, a practice known as polyandry, it does permit a man to marry more than one wife. There are several instances of polygamy in the Bible, including two of the three patriarchs (Abraham and Jacob) and many of the kings.

What are the requirements to be a rabbi?

One becomes a rabbi by being ordained by another rabbi, following a course of study of Jewish texts such as the Talmud. The basic form of the rabbi developed in the Pharisaic and Talmudic era, when learned teachers assembled to codify Judaism’s written and oral laws.

How was Jesus a rabbi?

Jesus was a Galilean Jew, who was baptized by John the Baptist and began his own ministry. His teachings were initially conserved by oral transmission and he himself was often referred to as “rabbi”….

Jesus
Parent(s) Mary Joseph

What Rabbi did Jesus study under?

Gamaliel

Why is Jesus the son of God?

Jesus is called “son of God,” while followers of Jesus are called, “sons of God”. As applied to Jesus, the term is a reference to his role as the Messiah, or Christ, the King chosen by God (Matthew 26:63).

Is Jesus a vegetarian?

In the 4th Century some Jewish Christian groups maintained that Jesus was himself a vegetarian. Although not vegetarian himself and vehemently against the idea that Christians must be vegetarians, Augustine nevertheless wrote that those Christians who “abstain both from flesh and from wine” are “without number”.