A story illustrates the power of reciting Kaddish for a parent.
Early teacher of Jewish law and theology.
Sages & Scholars
According to the traditional view, this second century sage of the Mishnah also authored the Zohar.
Judaism has a complex relationship with the ideal of martyrdom.
God's relationship as a parent is to Israel, not to Man.
Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.
The second-century sage was the inspiration for many legends and may have died as a martyr.