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Rabbi & Rebbe

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Rabbi Elchanan Lewis

9 Tammuz 5764
Question
I would like to know what is the difference between a Rabbi and a Rebbe if any thank you.
Answer
Shalom The word Rabbi is usually used as a title for someone who received ordination from a higher rabbinic authority, Rebbe is usually used as a title of a Chassidic rabbi who has followers. Of course the context is important Kol tuv
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