Johanan ben Zakkai

[ joh-han-uhn ben zak-ey-ahy; Sephardic Hebrew yaw-khah-nahnben zah-kahy ]

noun
  1. died a.d. c80, Palestinian rabbi who was a leading Pharisaic teacher: disciple of Hillel.

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  • "You are thinking of Rabbi Johanan ben Zakkai," answered his teacher, slowly.

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