Yohanan ben Zakkai
A rabbi who made an academy which is called the academy of Yavneh, and came up with the idea of praying.
Academy at Yavneh
An academy made by Yohanan ben Zakkai. It is where scholars learn the Torah.
Bar Kochba Revolt
When Hadrian became became emperor of Rome, he turned it into a Greek styled city. So a man named Simon ven Kozeva led a revolt.
Hadrian named the entire Land of Israel Palestine, after the Philistines.
Rabbi Judah the Prince
One of the many rabbis who remained in ancient Palestine after the Bar Kochba Revolt.
Legal rulings that had been passed on by word of mouth from one generation to the next.
THe Mishna is the oldest collection of Jewish laws. The Mishna was based on oral law.
A commentary on the Mishnah that includes discussions of Jewish law, interpretations of the Bible, parables, stories, traditions, and folklore.
Th Mishnah and Gemara combined. There are two versions of the Talmud, the Palestinian Talmud, and the Babylonian Talmud. We use the Babylonian Talmud more because there was war and destruction in Galilee.
The Palestinian Talmud contains the discussions that were conducted in the rabbinic centers of the Galilee
The Babylonian Talmud contains the discussions conducted in the rabbinic centers of Babylonia.
It was used before the Talmud, and was based on the temple.
It is based on the talmud, which became the foundation of Jewish life.
"Head of the Jewish community of the exile."
"Geniuses" and "learned".
A Jewish sect, that thought the Torah was perfect.