Hollywood's reigning patriarch rose to speak
However, for this form of family to succeed, it must be wealthy and have a strong patriarch , diverse business interests, compliant daughters-in-law, and lineage support.
It was named after Evtimii Turnovski, a renowned religious and literary figure who lived during the Second Bulgarian Kingdom and was a patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church from 1375 to 1393.
The Sages tell us that the patriarch Jacob, after a 22-year separation from his son Joseph, finally went down to Egypt to see him.
He proceeded down the aisle, dressed in the robe of the patriarch of the family.
Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
The head of the house is the elderly father or the patriarch of the family, and the mother has authority over her daughter-in-law.
The biblical patriarch Jacob mourned over his son Joseph for 22 years, mistakenly believing that he had been killed by a wild animal.
They have been requesting the title of patriarch for the head of their church, and some church officials are already using this title internally.
The father remains the controlling patriarch and resident genius.