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.

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