What are chief rabbis?

Some articles on chief rabbis, rabbi, chief rabbi, chief:

Lebanese Jews - Chief Rabbis
... Between the years of 1799 and 1978, a series of Chief Rabbis led the Lebanese Jewish community ... Rabbi Moïse Yedid-Levy 1799-1829 Rabbi Ralph Alfandari Rabbi Youssef el Mann Rabbi Aharoun Yedid-Levy Rabbi Zaki Cohen 1875 Rabbi Menaché Ezra Sutton Rabbi Jacob Bukai ...
Chief Rabbis By Country/region - Israel
... The position of chief rabbi of the Land of Israel has existed for hundreds of years ... During the mandatory period, the British recognized the chief Rabbis of the Ashkenazi and Sephardi communities, just as they recognized the Mufti of Jerusalem ... groups (such as Edah HaChareidis) do not recognize the authority of the Chief Rabbinate ...
Edah Ha Chareidis - Rabbinical Court - Chief Rabbis
1919–1932 Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld (1849–1932) 1932–1948 Grand Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky (I) of Dushinsky (1865–1949) 1947–1953 Rabbi Zelig Reuven Bengis (1864 ...

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