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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gadol or godol (plural: gedolim ) (Hebrew "big" or "great"), is a Hebrew term used mostly by Haredi Litvish Jews to refer to the most revered rabbis of the Generation. These Rabbis are usually held in high esteem by other Haredi or Orthodox Jews, though not necessarily to the same degree as Litvish Jews do. It is almost exclusively used to refer to rabbinic leaders since World War I. Other variations of the term are Gadol Yisrael or a Gadol BeYisrael (plural: The term gadol hador refers to the "great/est (one of) the generation" denoting one rabbi who is presumed to be even greater than the others. Adeherents of Torah Judaism accept that a gadol is presumed to have some degree of ruach hakodesh ("divine spirit") and his teachings and statements become the crux of Daas Torah. Most often a gadol functions as a rosh yeshiva (the head of a yeshiva Talmudical school)show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 299g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Aufl.
  • 613835270X
  • 9786138352709