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This early Rabbi of the Mishnah regularly debated Rabbi Eliezer.
Sages & Scholars
Many rabbis of the same name served as Nasi or Prince.
This renowned scholar led the non-Hasidic Jewish world into modernity.
Hasidic master whose disciples refuse to appoint a successor--even two centuries after his death.
The founder of Hasidism is shrouded in legend and mystery.
After the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, the center of kabbalistic study moved to the town of Safed in northern Palestine.
This influential 20th-century Jewish figure established his reputation first and foremost as an opponent of lashon hara, evil speech.
Women & Feminism
How Adler uses feminist ideas to challenge Jewish law.
These two texts both shaped Rabbinic Judaism. But which came first?
During this time Babylonia was the spiritual and political center of Diaspora Jewry, and Jewish communities looked to the Geonim for authoritative teachings on halachic matters.
Theologian who emphasized the ethical center of Judaism.
According to Kook, Jews can only reach their full spiritual potential in the Land of Israel.