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Haninah ben Teradion, Rabbi

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Haninah ben Teradion, Rabbi: (2nd century CE) Mishnaic sage, father of Rabbi Meir’s wife Beruriah. He directed a Torah academy in Siknin, and was renowned for his scrupulously honest administration of charity funds. He was one of the Ten Martyrs, wrapped in a Torah Scroll and burned alive by the Roman for publicly teaching Torah.
2nd century CE
Rabbi Chananya ben Tradyon, one of the "Ten Martyrs" (see entry for Sivan 25) was killed on this date. When the Romans discovered him teaching the outlawed Torah they wrapped him in a Torah scroll, piled bundles of twigs around him, and before setting him...
His soul sang as his body lay burning on bundles of vine-twigs, As darkness lay wet layers of wool on his chest to prolong his suffering. Until mercy came to lift the pain and consume him and the Sefer Torah in which he was wrapped, in a fiery column of l...
Ten great sages were brutally tortured and executed by the Romans.
The predictable stereotypes involving Jews and money are popping up all over: that Jewish tradition allows dishonesty as long as people live otherwise pious lives. Nothing could be further from the truth...
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