Sentence Examples with the word resh

Hence the head of the Babylonian Jews was the exilarch (in Aramaic Resh Galutha) .

The seat of the exilarch or resh galutha was transferred from Pumbedita(Pumbeditha or Pombeditha) inBabylonia to Bagdad, which thus became the capital of oriental Judaism; from then to the present day the Jews have played no mean part in Bagdad.

The Jewish chief priest may be said to be the successor of the exilarch or resh galutha of the earlier period.