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  • chazan — or chazzan [hä′zən; ] Heb [ khä zän′] n. HAZAN …   English World dictionary

  • chazan — Seph. /khah zahn /; Ashk., Eng. /khah zeuhn/, n., pl. chazanim Seph. /khah zah neem /; Ashk. /khah zaw nim/, Eng. chazans /khah zeuhnz/. Hebrew. hazan. Also, chazzan. * * * …   Universalium

  • chazan* — cha•zan [[t]ˈxɑ zən, xɑˈzɑn[/t]] n. pl. cha•zan•im [[t]xɑˈzɔ nɪm, ˌxɑ zɑˈnim[/t]]Eng. cha•zans jud Hebrew. hazan* …   From formal English to slang

  • chazan — /kəˈzan/ (say kuh zahn), /ʃəˈzan/ (say shuh zahn) noun (plural chazanim or chazans) → chazzan …   Australian English dictionary

  • chazan — noun or chazzan (plural chazanim or chazzanim) variant of hazan * * * Seph. /khah zahn /; Ashk., Eng. /khah zeuhn/, n., pl. chazanim Seph. /khah zah neem /; Ashk. /khah zaw nim/, Eng …   Useful english dictionary

  • CHAZAN, ROBERT — (1936– ), leading historian of the Jewish Middle Ages, focusing especially on Jewish Christian relations and disputations. Chazan received his B.A. from Columbia College (1958), rabbinical ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary (1962),… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • CHAZAN, ELIYAHU SIMCHA — (c. 1905–1982), Orthodox rabbi. Chazan grew up in Bransk near Bialystok. He stayed in Bransk after his bar mitzvah to study with Rabbi simeon shkop , a noted scholar. He continued his studies with Rabbi Joseph solomon kahaneman in Ponevezh, then… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nachman Chazan — (1813–1884) was a seminal figure in the continuation and growth of Breslov Hasidism in the mid nineteenth century. The Breslov movement was founded by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, who died in 1810. Rebbe Nachman s closest disciple, Nathan of Breslov …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Chazan — (1849 1917) was a rabbi and key figure in the transmission of Breslover Hasidut at the turn of the 20th century. He was born in Tulchyn, Ukraine to Nachman Chazan, the closest disciple of Nathan of Breslov ( Reb Noson ), who in turn was the… …   Wikipedia

  • Naomi Chazan — Date of birth 18 November 1946 (1946 11 18) (age 64) …   Wikipedia