Abba of Jaffa

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Abba of Jaffa (Hebrew: אבא דמן יפו‎‎, translit: Abba d'min Yaffo) or Adda of Jaffa (אדא דמן יפו, translit: Adda d'min Yaffo) was an amora who lived in Jaffa.[1] He is best known for his teaching that the 10 sons of Haman should be read in one breath during the recitation of the Book of Esther on Purim.[2] His son was Rabbi Hiyya.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hayyim Joseph David Azulai. Birkei Yosef: Orach Chaim, pg. 468.
  2. ^ a b Aharon Heiman. Toldos Tannaim ve-Amoraim, Vol 1., pg. 136.