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Rabbi Johanan appears in all three vignettes, twice as a healer, and once, in the second section, as one who "fell ill" himself.
You might deduce that he lived rather on the margins of society, but this is contradicted by the recent find of a panegyric poem written by the forgotten writer Johanan G.
Genesis Rabbah13 1.3 has a representative quote in this regard: Rabbi Johanan answered: 'They were created on the second day, as it is written, Who layest the beams of Thine upper chambers in the waters (Ps.
Black carefully underscores Pico's relationship with three contemporaries: Elijah del Medigo, Flavius Mithridates, and Johanan Alemanno, emphasizing them as conduits for making Jewish and Arabic traditions available to him.
In the olden days of the destruction of the Temple, Rabbi Johanan ben Zakkai pleaded for the great Academy of Yavneh and her scholars (6) because he believed that the Torah was the Jewish citadel.
See Babylonian Talmud, Sanhedrin, 74a (and parallels) : 'Rabbi Johanan said in the name of Rabbi Simeon ben Jehozadak: By a majority vote it was resolved ...
Some time after combat began, the name "Maccabee" was applied to all five sons -- Simeon, Johanan, Judah, Eleazar, and Jonathan, each a leader of intuitive skill and a warrior of personal courage.
Johanan said: For instance, linen garments in Babylon and wine and oil in Palestine.
This is apparent in the flourishing of scholarship in Yavneh, under the leadership of Rabbi Johanan Ben Zakkai, immediately after the destruction of the Temple.
"Do you remember Meir, that epigram quoted in the name of Rabbi Johanan ben Zakkai: 'There is no truth unless there be a faith on which it may rest'?
Bohrmann believes that Josephus's opposition to the war with Rome should be seen as similar to the views of Johanan teen Zakkai and the school at Jabneh, as well as the later traditions in the Talmud.