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Simeon ben Halafta, Rabbi

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Simeon ben Halafta, Rabbi: (2nd century CE) One of the last Mishnaic sages, pupil of Rabbi Meir and Rabbi Judah the Prince, a colleague of Rabbi Hiyya. The Talmud records many stories demonstrating his proficiency in botany and veterinary science.
Rabbi Shimon ben Chalafta was one of the last Tanaim. He was a friend of Rabbi Judah the Prince, the compiler of the Mishnah, who compiled and arranged the 6 volumes of the Mishnah about 1800 years ago, Rabbi Shimon ben Chalafta belonged to a family of To...
He left the city and went to pray in a cave. Soon he saw a hand stretch out and offer him a pearl.
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