Gabbai

A gabbai, also known as shamash or warden is a beadle or sexton, a person who assists in the running of synagogue services in some way. The role may be undertaken on a voluntary or paid basis. A shamash or gabbai can also mean an assistant to a rabbi.


A gabbai, also known as shamash or warden is a beadle or sexton, a person who assists in the running of synagogue services in some way. The role may be undertaken on a voluntary or paid basis. A shamash or gabbai can also mean an assistant to a rabbi.
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