Eliezer ben Yose ha-Galili
- (fl. 2nd cent)Palestinian tanna. He was one of the last pupils of Akiva and was among those who re-established the academy in Jabneh, and then in Usha after the Hadrianic persecutions. He wrote the Baraita of Thirty-Two Rules, which enables the aggadah to be expounded like the halakhah by fixed hermeneutical rules. He was one of the greatest aggadists of his time.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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