Definition of maggid in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːɡɪd

noun (plural maggidim /-ɪm/)

An itinerant Jewish preacher.
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  • The chassidic master, the Maggid of Kozhnitz, gave this Mishnah a novel interpretation.
  • Rabbi Twerski says that a Talmid asked the Maggid of Mezeritch how one can fulfill the edict of this Gemara.
  • Incidentally, the great psychologist Carl G. Jung, nearing his death, said that all of his advances in psychology were pre-empted by Rabbi Dov Ber, which gives you an idea of the Maggid's intellectual prowess.


late 19th century: from Hebrew maggīḏ 'narrator'.

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