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.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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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