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a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man

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32) Yet this "catechizer" did not reside in Bayonne and was merely a physician and self-styled missionary--in other words, a man learned in science and rabbinic Judaism, but by no means an ordained hakham.
Meiselman refers to the Rav's classic eulogy for Ray Hayyim Ozer Grodzenski (delivered in 1940 while the Rav was still a member of the Agudat Israel) where "the Ray declared that the talmid hakham is the leader of the community in all areas, halakhic and political as well.
Hakham thus shows that all the classical commentaries mentioned are correct in a way, as the psalm was written in a manner [begin strikethrough]which[end strikethrough] evoking[begin strikethrough]es[end strikethrough] all their interpretations, and probably intentionally so.
Amos Hakham, Da'at Mikra--Sefer Tehillim, (Jerusalem: Mossad Harav Kook, 1990).
He described the hakham as someone "who walks the via media, the golden mean, not too humble and not too arrogant, not too generous but not too stingy":
49) Shem Tov had accused Maimonides of stressing the value of intellectual attainment over the observance of the mitzvot; of prizing the hakham above the hasid so that scholars might earn a share in the afterlife even if non-Jewish by mere intellectual achievements.
His students are nowhere mentioned and the book does not contain the term beni (my son), which a hakham would typically use to address his student.
Hakham, Sefer Shemot (Jerusalem: Mossad Harav Kook, 1991) p.
Amos Hakham, in his Da'at Mikra commentary, explains that it is customary for people to use archaic terms to display great astonishment.
Isaiah of Trani and Amos Hakham likewise consider these words to be of the psalmist.
9) Following Malbim's lead, Amos Hakham systematically applies this interpretive principle throughout his commentary on the Book of Isaiah.
See Amos Hakham, Sefer Shemot--Da'at Mikra (Jerusalem: Mossad Harav Kook, 1991), vol.
This psalm is a Wisdom poem, and beginning the Book of Psalms in this way, prioritizing a Wisdom poem, bolstered the case for the hakham, the sage and scholar, as against the hasid, the holy pietist, placing study and contemplation above cultic and private devotions.
Amos Hakham, Da'atMikra--Amos (Jerusalem: Mossad Harav Kook, 1990) p.