Akavia ben Mahalalel

(fl. 1st cent)
   Palestinian scholar. He disagreed with other sages about legal issues. He was offered the position of president of the court on condition that he change his views; when he refused he was excommunicated.

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  • Akabia ben Mahalalel — Akavia redirects here. For the Israeli writer and translator, see Miriam Akavia. Rabbinical Eras Chazal Zugot Tannaim Amoraim Savoraim Geonim Rishonim Acharonim Akabia ben Mahalalel (Hebrew: עקביא בן מהללאל‎), was a Jewish religious teacher,… …   Wikipedia

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