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Usually the rabbi gets a special seat. I'd seen the Pnei Yehoshua's contract in Berlin 200+ years ago specify a special seat for his wife as well, but is anyone aware of shuls today that do that?

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Most of the Shuls I have been to (Chasidish) designate a special seat for the Rebetzin.

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Were these places chasidish? Yeshivish? MO? American? Israeli? Any kind of trend you can describe? –  Shalom Oct 3 '10 at 18:59
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I've never seen a shul more right than MO that has the assigned seat. I have seen one MO shul that does. –  Tzvi Oct 4 '10 at 13:52
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In Boston, the seat were the Bostoner Rebbitzin sat before she past away is not used by anyone. I think there is a sign telling people not to sit there.

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Was the sign there during her lifetime as well? –  WAF Oct 7 '10 at 0:44
    
I don't know. I wasn't there beforehand. Sorry! –  d a Oct 7 '10 at 22:43
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