Tannaim

The Tannaim part 4

A new series by R. Aryeh Leibowitz of Yeshivat Sha’alvim. Continued from here: link The Tannaim of Yavne R. Yochanan Ben Zakkai and R. Gamliel of Yavne The Rabbinic community during and after the Churban was led by Raban Yochanan Ben Zakkai, who succeeded the martyred R. Shimon b. Gamliel HaZaken as the Nasi of the Sanhedrin. R. Yochanan ben ...

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The Tannaim part 3

A new series by R. Aryeh Leibowitz of Yeshivat Sha’alvim. Continued from here: link Part III: The Destruction of the Second Beis HaMikdash The tenure of Hillel began around one-hundred years before the destruction of the second Beis HaMikdash (Shabbos 15a). Leadership of the Beis Din HaGadol after Hillel was passed on to his son, Shimon, and then his grandson, Raban Gamliel HaZaken. ...

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The Tannaim part 2

A new series by R. Aryeh Leibowitz of Yeshivat Sha’alvim. Continued from here: link Part II: The Early Tannaim Part 2   The Zugos During Galus Yavan, we find a new position introduced into the Beis Din HaGadol. In addition to the head of the Beis Din HaGadol, now called the Nasi, a position was introduced for an assistant-head, called ...

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The Early Tannaim

A new series by R. Aryeh Leibowitz of Yeshivat Sha’alvim Part I: Introduction and The Early Tannaim The period of the Tannaim can be broken up into two distinct periods. The first is the period of the second Beis HaMikdash. This period begins after the successful tenure of the Anshei Keneses HaGedola and extends until the destruction of the Beis ...

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