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sabbatical

1. denoting a period of leave granted to university staff, teachers, etc., esp approximately every seventh year
2. denoting a post that renders the holder eligible for such leave
3. any sabbatical period

Sabbatical

of, relating to, or appropriate to the Sabbath as a day of rest and religious observance
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Malbim explains that the Sabbatical year laws at that time were only rabbinic, since observing shemittah is a Torah law that only applies when all the Israelites inhabit the Land of Israel.
As he prepares for a sabbatical year before returning to AUB as a faculty member, Dorman told The Daily Star that he hopes the university will continue to be a prominent, diverse research institution with a redoubled commitment to operational integrity.
After spending a sabbatical year spearheading his own research into the unknown lives of Catholic deacons, Joseph Ferrari learned that permanent deacons, no matter their age or location, have similar leadership styles.
Rankin, 54, who has sold more than 20million books, took a sabbatical year in 2014 after a busy spell.
* During the sabbatical year a board may come to see that a highly regarded director was not as critical as previously thought, or, conversely, that a less esteemed colleague is now missed for some of the "softer" skills that are not so obvious but can make a board more successful.
A SUNDERLAND College sports lecturer has been inspired to launch a new course after spending a sabbatical year in Australia developing his massage skills and treating top class athletes.
Following a sabbatical year in the United States, Dr.
Vilanova was Pep Guardiola's assistant during four trophy-laden years between 2008 and 2012 before stepping up to the top job when Guardiola, now at Bayern Munich, decided to take a sabbatical year. Diagnosed with throat cancer, Vilanova stepped down after one season in charge, when Barca won La Liga with a record-equalling points haul of 100.
"I'm sure if David Moyes had had a sabbatical year, now he would be very much loved by the fans.
The following year, when Tor was in fifth grade, his dad took a sabbatical year in Bordeaux, France, and the whole family moved abroad.
Burgess, a Presbyterian minister and professor of systematic theology, along with his wife and their two children, defied all adverse circumstances and spent a sabbatical year in St.
Rabbi Fine, an active participant in the environmental movement, will discuss "Shmita Medicine for a World at the Brink: How the Biblically Mandated Sabbatical Year Might Help Us Save the Planet and Ourselves.''