Re: Yosef B'reb Tuvya - Yiddish? #belarus


ROBERT WEISS
 

In a message dated 12/29/00 10:12:32 PM, Len Farber writes:

<<This is a Hebrew contraction for Yosef ben Reb Tuvya, meaning Yosef, son of
Reb Tuvya. Reb
is a title of respect but is not the same as either Rebbe or Rabbi.>>

It is often abbreviated as b"R or BAR.

Bob Weiss in Northridge,
RWeissJGS@aol.com

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