tannaim

Mishnah and Tosefta

These two texts both shaped Rabbinic Judaism. But which came first?

Who Were the Tannaim and Amoraim?

The great sages of the Mishnah and Talmud.

Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai

According to the traditional view, this second century sage of the Mishnah also authored the Zohar.

Rabbi Joshua

This early Rabbi of the Mishnah regularly debated Rabbi Eliezer.

Yochanan Ben Zakkai

Student of Hillel contributed to the continued study of Torah and the protection of the Sanhedrin.

Rabbi Eliezer

Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.

Who Was Rabbi Akiva?

The second-century sage was the inspiration for many legends and may have died as a martyr.