Hushiel ben Elhanan

(fl. 10th-11th cent.)
   North African talmudist. He was head of the academy of Kairouan. According to tradition, he was one of the four shipwrecked scholars from Bari who were ransomed in various communities. He developed new methods of study, stressing the impor-tance of the Palestinian Talmud and the halakhic midrashim.

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