Akiva


Akiva
(50-135)
   Palestinian scholar, patriot and martyr. He developed a method of biblical exegesis, systematized the oral law, and established an academy at Bene Berak. He believed that Simeon bar Kokhba was the Messiah. He was imprisoned by the Romans for teaching Torah and was tortured to death.

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  • AKIVA — (c. 50–135 C.E.), one of the most outstanding tannaim, probably the foremost scholar of his age. A teacher and martyr, he exercised a decisive influence in the development of the halakhah. A history of Akiva s scholarly activities – his relations …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • AKIVA — ou AKIBA (50 env. 135) L’un des plus grands tannaim, Akiva fut aussi sans doute le sage le plus marquant de son temps; patriote et martyr, il exerça une influence décisive sur le développement de la halakha. Sa vie est des plus spectaculaires… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Akiva — n. male first name (Hebrew); family name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Akiva ben Iosef — (50 –135 EC) (hebreo: עקיבא) o simplemente Rabí Akiva fue un taná que vivió a finales del siglo I y principios del siglo II (los años de nacimiento y muerte mencionados son estimados). Perteneció a la tercera generación de Tanaim. Fue una gran… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Akiva (disambiguation) — Akiva may refer to:People*Akiba ben Joseph, a Judean tanna and the father of Rabbanical Judaism*Akiva Eger, a Rabbi and Talmudic scholar*Akiva Eldar, an Israeli journalist and author*Akiva Goldsman, a screenwriter of movies*Akiva Librecht, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Akiva society — is an Orthodox Jewish student run organization for university students. The Akiva Society provides leadership training for the next generation of Jewish leaders. The members are baal teshuva at elite universities that have committed to managing… …   Wikipedia

  • Akiva Tatz — is a prominent South African Orthodox Jewish rabbi, inspirational speaker and writer and is heavily involved in Orthodox Jewish outreach. He is also a physician and world renown expert in Jewish Medical Ethics. [ [http://communitypress.cincinnati …   Wikipedia

  • AKIVA BAER BEN JOSEPH — (Simeon Akiva Baer; 17th century), talmudist and kabbalist. Akiva was among the Jews who were expelled from Vienna in 1670. He thereafter wandered through the whole of Bohemia and parts of Germany, earning his living by teaching Talmud and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Akiva Schaffer — (* 1. Dezember 1977 in Berkeley, Kalifornien) ist ein US amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Regisseur, Filmproduzent, Cutter, Schauspieler und Songschreiber …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Akiva Eldar — ( he. עקיבא אלדר) is an Israeli journalist and author, currently a chief political columnist and editorial writer for the Israeli national daily Ha aretz. His columns also appear regularly in the Ha aretz International Herald Tribune edition, as… …   Wikipedia


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