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Johanan bar Nappaḥa ( 199 – 279 ) has left the following important note relative to the composition and editing of the Mishnah and other halakic works: " Our Mishnah comes directly from Rabbi Meir, the Tosefta from R. Nehemiah, the Sifra from R. Judah, and the Sifre from R. Simon ; but they all took Akiva for a model in their works and followed him " ( Sanh.
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Johanan and bar
Rabbi Yochanan ( Biblical Hebrew transliteration: Yoḥanan bar Nafḥa ); ( also known as Rabbi Yochanan bar Nafcha or Johanan bar Nappaha, " Rabbi Yochanan son the blacksmith ," Hebrew: יוחנן בר נפחא )
Johanan and –
* Johanan, son of Kareah, mentioned as a leader of the army who led the remnant of the population of the Kingdom of Judah to Egypt for safety ( against the advice of Jeremiah – see ), after the Babylonian dismantling of the kingdom in 586 BC and the subsequent assassination of Gedaliah, the Babylon-appointed Jewish governor (, )
* Johanan ben Zakai ( c. 30 – 90 ), one of the tannaim, widely regarded as one of the most important Jewish figures in the era of the Second Temple and a primary contributor to the Mishnah
Johanan and 279
He was a pupil of Johanan ( d. 279 ); in a question regarding the time of the new moon, which he sent to Rav Ammi, he introduces a sentence taught to him by Johanan with the words: " Know that R. Johanan has taught us thus all his life long " ( R. H. 20a ).
Johanan and has
This legend has been somewhat elaborately treated in Yiddish under the title, Ein ganz neie Maase vun dem Tanna R. Akiba, Lemberg, 1893 ( compare Tanna debe Eliyahu Zuṭṭa, xvii., where Johanan ben Zakkai's name is given in place of Akiba ).
Johanan and following
Johanan and Mishnah
* Johanan ben Nuri, one of the tannaim of the 1st and 2nd centuries, frequently cited in the Mishnah
Johanan and other
Johanan and directly
Johanan and from
The enormous size of the Leviathan is described by R. Johanan, from whom proceeded nearly all the aggadot concerning this monster: " Once we went in a ship and saw a fish which put his head out of the water.
When the Leviathan is hungry, reports R. Dimi in the name of R. Johanan, he sends forth from his mouth a heat so great as to make all the waters of the deep boil, and if he would put his head into Paradise no living creature could endure the odor of him ( ib .).
* Johanan, son of Jojada, a high priest mentioned in the Book of Nehemiah () who is fourth in the line of high priests after Jeshua, who returned from the Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel
Johanan and Rabbi
The ascription of the Mekilta to Rabbi Ishmael and of the Jerusalem Talmud to Rabbi Johanan rests on a similar procedure.
The Jewish Encyclopedia writes that the mention of the " Holy of Holies " in this passage is not an anachronism, as Grätz thinks, for while it is true that Eliezer and Joshua were present as the geonim par excellence at Elisha's circumcision — which must, therefore, have occurred after the death of Johanan ben Zakkai ( 80 )— it is also true that the " Holy of Holies " is likewise mentioned in connection with Rabbi Akiva ( Makkot, end ); indeed, the use of this expression is due to the fact that the Rabbis held holiness to be inherent in the place, not in the building ( Yevamot 6b ).
He is, moreover, known as a disciple of Rabbi Johanan, after whose death he and his friends Ammi and Assi were the recognized authorities on the Halakah in Palestine.
Johanan and Tosefta
The Tosefta omits the ordinances of Gamliel and of Johanan ben Zakkai, and the dispute of the two leaders of the school-house, nor does it mention anything of the power of any tannaitic dignitary ; the Tosefta is here a product of the time of the Amoraim.
Johanan and R
His rabbinic education was acquired mainly at Tiberias, in the academy presided over by R. Johanan, with whom his relations were almost those of a son ( Yer.
When R. Johanan wished to initiate R. Eliezer in the Ma ' aseh Merkabah, the latter answered, " I am not yet old enough.
Some statements in the book are attributed to R. Berechiah, R. Johanan, R. Bun, rabbis mentioned in the later midrashic literature.
" R. Johanan said that, according to some, a baraita taught that one hundred and twenty elders, including some prophets, instituted the ' Shemoneh ' Esreh.
He also computed a Hebrew calendar for sixty years, which he subsequently sent to R. Johanan, the head of the Palestinian teachers, as a proof of his knowledge ( Ḥul.
" R. Zera said in the name of R. Abbahu who quoted R. Johanan: These are the eighty thousand battle trumpets which assembled in the city of Bethar, when it was taken and men, women and children were slain in it until their blood ran into the Great Sea.
Johanan and .
Johanan succeeded Gedaliah, who had been assassinated by an Israelite prince in the pay of Ammon " for working with the Babylonians.
" Refusing to listen to Jeremiah's counsel, Johanan fled to Egypt, taking with him Jeremiah and Baruch, Jeremiah's faithful scribe and servant, and the king's daughters.
After five years of war and raids, Judah sought an alliance with the Roman Republic to remove the Greeks: " In the year 161 BCE he sent Eupolemus the son of Johanan and Jason the son of Eleazar, ' to make a league of amity and confederacy with the Romans.
Johanan ben Zakkai established that the shofar trumpets be blown at Jamnia and the surrounding places even if the festival fell on the Sabbath, while at one time this was done only in the Temple ( iv. 1 ); he also fixed the lulav outside of the Temple for seven days, and forbade the eating of new grain on the second day of Passover ( iv. 2 ); he extended the time for examining witnesses until the evening, and had them come to Jamnia even in the absence of the av bet din ( iv. 3 ).
The community also appealed for aid to Sanballat I, a Samaritan potentate, and his sons Delaiah and Shelemiah, as well as Johanan ben Eliashib.
Josiah had four sons: Johanan, Eliakim ( born c. 634 BC ) by Zebudah the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah, Mattanyahu ( c. 618 BC ) and Shallum ( 633 / 632 BC ) both by Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.
Johanan and Judah
Johanan and ;
111a, b ; another version occurs in Talmud Yerushalmi Sanhedrin 16a, where Johanan accompanies Yannai ).
In Biblical times this occurs with regard to the names Abigail, Abijah, Athaliah, Chushan, Ephah, Micha, Nahash, Shelomith, Zibiah ; in Talmudic times, with regard to Ibu, Johanan, Nehorai, Pasi, Shalom ; the only later instances that may be cited are Jeroham, Mazal-Ṭob, Neḥamah, Menuḥah, Simḥah, Tamar, Bongodas, and Bien-li-Viengue.
Among the sciences that Johanan ben Zakkai mastered was a knowledge of the solstices and the calendar ; i. e., the ability to compute the course of the sun and the moon ( Suk.