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Yochanan and was
On his father's side, Rashi has been claimed to be a 33rd-generation descendant of Yochanan Hasandlar, who was a fourth-generation descendant of Gamaliel the Elder, who was reputedly descended from the royal line of King David.
A classical rabbinic work, Avoth de-Rabbi Natan, states: " One time, when Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai was walking in Jerusalem with Rabbi Yehosua, they arrived at where the Temple in Jerusalem now stood in ruins.
The Sanhedrin was relocated to Yavne by Yochanan ben Zakai, see also Council of Jamnia.
With the Roman destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE, Second Temple Judaism was in disarray, but Jewish traditions were preserved especially thanks to the shrewd maneuvers of Yochanan Ben Zakkai, who saved the Sanhedrin and moved it to Yavne.
Earlier than this, Yochanan ben Zakai was living, and Eliezer, being his pupil, would have been held of no authority in Johanan's lifetime.
After the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakai legislated a rabbinical enactment to take the four species for the entire seven days of the holiday in all locations as a commemoration of what was done in the Temple.
It was ruled by Simon the son of Matisyahu ; then by his son Yochanan who started minting coins ; then by his son Yehuda Aristobolus ; then by his wife Salome Alexandra ; then by his brother Alexander Yannai ; then by his sons Hyrcanus and Aristobulus.
Yavne on the coastal plain, associated with Yochanan ben Zakai, was an important center of Rabbinic Judaism.
It was the given name of Yochanan ben Zechariah, a Jewish prophet known in English as John the Baptist.
The spiritual center of Judaism at that time was Jerusalem, but after the destruction of the city and the Second Temple, Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakai and his students founded a new religious center in Yavne.
The title Rabban was limited to the descendants of Hillel, the sole exception being Rabban Yochanan ben Zakai, the leader in Jerusalem during the siege, who safeguarded the future of the Jewish people after the Great Revolt by pleading with Vespasian.
: Once, Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai was walking with his disciple, Rabbi Yehoshua, near Jerusalem after the destruction of the Temple.
Due to the disparity in ages, though — Yochanan was only fifteen years old when Rabbi Yehuda died — Yochanan was not one of Rabbi Yehuda's prime students ; rather, he studied more under Rabbi Yehuda's students.
He was considered, however, the greatest rabbi in the Land of Israel, and was even esteemed in the other center of Torah Jewry, Babylonia — so much so that after the deaths of Rav and Shmuel in Babylonia, Rabbi Yochanan was considered by Babylonian Jews as the greatest rabbi of the generation.
Rabbi Yochanan was known for being fat and beautiful and reportedly lived more than one hundred years.
A Talmudic story about him relates that R. Yochanan was accustomed to go and sit at the gates of the bathing place.

Yochanan and name
Rabbi Moshe Schreiber writes that it is an acronym for his father's name Mattityahu Kohen Ben Yochanan.
The name John derives via Latin and Greek from the Hebrew name (, also transliterated Yochanan ), a short form of the long name Yehochanan, meaning " Yahweh is generous ".
Yohanan, Yochanan and Johanan are various transliterations to the Latin alphabet of the Hebrew male given name.
There is no difference in meaning between the various transliterations ( Yohanan, Yochanan, and Johanan ); in the absence of a generally agreed transliteration method for Hebrew, the name of the same individual may be transliterated differently by different sources.
: See Rabbi Yochanan ( disambiguation ) for more rabbis by this name.

Yochanan and important
" Answered Rabban Yochanan, " We have another, equally important source of atonement, the practice of gemiluth ( loving kindness ), as it is stated: " I desire loving kindness and not sacrifice " ( Hosea 6: 6 ).
Even Rabbi Yochanan, the most prominent teacher in Palestine, and who at first looked upon Samuel merely as a colleague, became so convinced of his greatness, after Samuel had sent him a large number of responsa on important ritual laws, that he exclaimed, " I have a teacher in Babylon " ( Ḥul.

Yochanan and rabbis
When the time came to start teaching Torah, Rabbi Yochanan decided to move from Tzippori to Tiberias, so as not to show disrespect to great rabbis in Tzippori who did not have their own centers of Torah study.

Yochanan and Second
After the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE, Rabban Yochanan Ben Zakkai moved the Sanhedrin to Yavne.
* Yochanan Hasandlar, " The Sandal Maker ", famous Jewish sage of the Second Century AD

Yochanan and Temple
Also, the Babylonian Talmud teaches that " Rabbi Yochanan and Rabbi Eleazar both explain that as long as the Temple stood, the altar atoned for Israel, but now, one's table atones the poor are invited as guests " ( Talmud, tractate Berachoth 55a ).

Yochanan and Israel
Among the earliest Amoraim in Israel were Rabbi Yochanan and Shimon ben Lakish.
***** Rebbe Yisroel Mordechai ( Israel Mordecai ) Twersky ( 1929-2004 ) of Rachmastrivka-Yerushalayim – previous Rachmastrivka Rebbe of Jerusalem-son of Rebbe Yochanan.
* " Darki Be ' Hashomer '" ( My Path to Hashomer ) Manya Schochat, in " Sefer Hashomer ; Divrei Chaverim " A book edited and published by Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Israel Schochat, Mati Meged and Yochanan Taversky.

Yochanan and ben
The rabbinical / Pharisee movement led by Yochanan ben Zakai, who opposed the Sadducee temple priesthood, made peace with Rome and survived.
", as well as an acronym for " Matityahu Kohen ben Yochanan.
Among Akiva's other contemporaries were Elisha ben Avuya, Eliezer ben Tzodok, Eleazar ben Azaria, Gamliel II, Yehuda ben Betheira, Yochanan ben Nuri, Yosi Haglili, Rabbi Yishmael and Chanina ben Dosa.
Judaic interpreters as early as Philo and Yochanan ben Zakai ( 1st century AD ) interpreted " a mighty hunter before the Lord " ( Heb.
* Rabban Yochanan ben Zakai

Yochanan and Zakai
* Rabban Yochanan ben Zakai
The end of the middle Roman period marks the end of the predominantly Jewish culture of Judea, but also the beginning of Rabbinic Judaism through Rabbi Yochanan Ben Zakai in the city of Yavne.
Bahir or Sefer HaBahir ס ֵ פ ֶ ר ה ַ ב ָּ ה ִ יר ( Hebrew, " Book of the Brightness ") is an anonymous mystical work, attributed to a 1st century rabbinic sage Nehunya ben HaKanah ( a contemporary of Yochanan ben Zakai ) because it begins with the words, " R. Nehunya ben HaKanah said ".

Yochanan and .
* Resh Lakish ( d. late 3rd century ), disciple of Judah haNasi, Rabbi Yannai and others, and colleague of Rabbi Yochanan.
* Rabbi Yochanan ( d. 279 or 289 ), disciple of Judah haNasi and Rabbi Yannai.
* Rabbi Abbahu ( d. early 4th century ), disciple of Rabbi Yochanan.
* Rava ( d. 352 ), disciple of Rabbah, Rav Yosef, and Rav Nachman, and possibly Rabbi Yochanan.
From the time when Yochanan bar Nafcha ( d. 279 ) settled in Tiberias, the city became the focus of Jewish religious scholarship in the land.
In the 1983 – 84 season Maccabi Haifa won its first ever championship, under coach Shlomo Sharf and general manager Yochanan Vollach, overcoming Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Under the Seleucids many Jews had become Hellenized and with their assistance tried to Hellenize Jerusalem, eventually culminating in a rebellion by Matisyahu the High Priest and his five sons: Simon, Yochanan, Eleazar, Jonathan and Judah the Maccabee.

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