Judah ben Bava


Judah ben Bava
(fl. 1st-2nd cent)
   Palestinian tanna. He was a leading sage in Jabneh, renowned for his piety. During the Hadrianic persecutions he was put to death by the Romans for ordaining five scholars, in transgression of the law forbidding ordination.

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  • Eleazar ben Shammua — (fl. 2nd cent)    Palestinian tanna. He was one of the last pupils of Akiva. After Simeon Bar Kokhbas revolt (132 5), he was ordained by Judah ben Bava. Several of his teachings were incorporated into the Mishnah by his pupil Judah ha Nasi. He is …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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