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Eleazer Ben Shimon, רבי אלעזר בן שמעון MP (deceased)

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Shimon Bar Yochai, Rashbi - שמעון בר יוחאי MP (135 - 170)

Simeon bar Yochai,   also known by his acronym Rashbi, was a famous 1st-century Tannaic (Mishnaic, ed.) sage in ancient Israel, active after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE. He was...

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Judah ben Ilai MP (c.60 - d.)

Judah bar Ilai Judah bar Ilai, also known as Judah ben Ilai, Rabbi Judah or Judah the Palestinian ‎ יהודה בר מערב�...

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Eliezer ben Jose HaGalil (c.90 - d.)

Eliezer ben Jose (Eliezer ben Yose HaGelili) was a Jewish rabbi who lived in Judea in the 2nd century. He was the son of Jose the Galilean, and is regarded as a Tanna of the fourth generation. He was a...

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Yose HaGelil MP (c.50 - d.)

Jose the Galilean , Jewith Encyclopedia Jose the Galilean יוסי הגלילי , (Yose HaGelili) was a Jewish sage who lived in the 1st ...

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Elazar Ben Azariah, אלעזר בן עזריה MP (deceased)

Eleazar ben Azariah אלעזר בן עזריה ‎ , was a 1st-century CE Palestinian tanna (Mishnaic sage). He was of the s...

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Rabbi Akiva / רבי עקיבא MP (40 - 137)

Akiva ben Joseph (ca.40–ca.137 CE), widely known as Rabbi Akiva (Hebrew: רבי עקיבא‎), was a tanna of the latter part of the 1st cen...

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Rabbi Eliezer אלעזר ben Horkanos / בן הורקנוס, אליעזר בן הורקנוס‎ MP (deceased)

Eliezer ben Hyrcanus (the surname coming from the father's Hellenized name) אליעזר בן הורקנוס&#x...

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Rabbi Joshua ben Hananiah רבי יהושע בן חנניה MP (deceased)

Joshua ben Hananiah יהושע בן חנניה (d.131CE) was a leading tanna of the first half-century following the destruction ...

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Rabbi Tarfon, רבי טרפון‎, MP (c.70 - c.150)

Rabbi Tarfon or Tarphon, רבי טרפון‎ , (from the Greek Tryphon), a Kohen, a member of the third generation of the Mishnah sages, who lived ...

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Saʿadyā ben Yōsēf, Gaon of Sura סעדיה גאון MP (c.882 - 942)

Saʿadyā Ben Yōsēf, saʿīd ( abī) yaʿḳūb yūsuf al-fayyūmī (269-331/882-942), Jewish theologian, philosopher and ...

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Hai ben Sherira, Gaon v'haDayyan b'Pumbeditha MP (c.939 - 1038)

Hai ben Sherira , better known as Hai Gaon , was a medieval Jewish theologian, rabbi and scholar who served as Gaon of the Talmudic academy of Pumbedita during the early 11th century. He was born in 93...

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Shimon HaGadol of Mainz MP (c.925 - 1020)

R' Shimon authored many liturgical compositions that have become part of our Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and yom tov prayers. He also wrote the poem Baruch Hashem Yom Yom which is part of the Shabbat mor...

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Zutra "the Pious" ben Kahana, 25th Exilarch Mar Zutra I MP (c.370 - c.413)

Mar Zutra ben Kahana (Rabina I) was a Talmudist, and rabbi, accounted as an Amora sage of the 5th and 6th generation of the Amora era. He began the process of compiling the Talmud with Rav Ashi. The Ta...

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Rabbi Shimon III ben Gamliel II, רבי שמעון השלישי בן גמליאל השני MP (c.95 - c.180)

Shimon ben Gamliel II רבן שמעון בן גמליאל was a Tanna of the third generation and preside...

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Rabbi Yochanan HaSandlar MP (c.100 - c.150)

Johanan HaSandlar - יוחנן הסנדלר‎) "Johanan the Shoemaker" or "Johanan the Sandalmaker", alternatively "J ohanan the ...

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Rabban Gamliel II of Yavne רבן גמליאל ד-יבנה, נשיא הסנהדרין ביבנה MP (c.55 - c.118)

Rabban Gamliel, רבן גמליאל דיבנה‎ was the first person to lead the sanhedrin as nasi after the f...

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Rabban Shimon II ben Gamliel רבן שמעון השני בן גמליאל הזקן, נשיא הסנהדרין MP (-10 - 70)

Shimon II ben Gamliel I , שמעון השני בן גמליאל הראש&#x...

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Rabban Gamliel I, Hazaken רבן גמליאל הזקן, נשיא הסנהדרין MP (b. - 68)

Gamaliel the Elder , or Rabbi Gamaliel I (גמליאל הזקן; Greek: Γαμαλιήλ �...

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Rabbi Simeon ben Hillel HaNasi רבי שמעון בן הלל הנשיא, נשיא הסנהדרין MP (b. - c.20)

Shimon ben Hillel, שמעון בן הלל About Shimon ben Hillel very little is known. He was the son of Hillel the Elder, and when Hillel...

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Hillel Hazaken הלל הזקן, נשיא הסנהדרין - 'The Elder' grandfather of Gamaliel I MP (c.-110 - c.10)

Hillel the Elder הלל הזקן (author of "The Golden Rule") Hillel (הלל) (born Babylon traditionally c.110BCE-10CE in Jerusalem) was a ...

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