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Judah the Prince, Rabbi

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Judah the Prince, Rabbi: (Circa 135-219 CE) Known as Rabbenu Hakadosh ("our holy master") or simply as "Rabbi." One of the last Mishnaic sages, he recorded, edited, and organized statements of earlier sages, forming the Mishnah, setting the Oral Law in writing for the first time. He was phenomenally wealthy and was a close friend of the Roman Emperor Antoninus.
Yehudah HaNasi
I. Rabbi Judah was the son of Rabbi Simeon ben Gamliel and was elected "Prince" (Nassi) after the death of his father. He was born on the very day that Rabbi Akiba died in the hands of the Romans. In the Mishnah, Rabbi Judah the Prince (Yehudah HaNasi) is...
The importance and uniqueness of Jewish education. How the Mishnah, arranged by Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi, shaped generations of Jewish children.
Part 9
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The Talmud tells us that "Rabbi [Judah HaNassi] honored the rich." Many puzzle over this statement: does the fact that Joe has more money than Frank make him a better person?
Based on a Scriptural verse that permits the leading sages to suspend a Torah prohibition in cases of national emergency, Rabbi recorded the Oral Law for posterity.
The Jews in Exile
Rabbi Judah the Prince (circa 135–219 CE), also known as Rabbeinu Hakadosh, is credited with having compiled statements of earlier sages to form the Mishnah, when the Oral Law was in peril of being forgotten. In this class we also go through Maimonides’ l...
It is crucial to have the proper intention when reciting the first verse of Shema, even more so than during other parts of prayer.
Ethics 3:11
He could hardly concentrate. Looking up, he said, “If anyone here ate garlic, would they kindly leave, so that we can get on with the learning.”
The sages of the Mishnah who transmitted and recorded the Oral Law.
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