Hanina of Sepphoris

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R. Hanina [Hananiah] of Sepphoris [1][2] (or R. Hanina [Hananiah] of Tzipori;[1][2] Hebrew: רבי חנניה דציפורין‎‎, read as Rabbi Hananiah DeTziporin; Sometimes cited merely as R. Hanina [Hananiah];[1] Alternative Hebrew spelling: רבי חנינא דציפורי;[3] other: Hanina (Hananiah) II [1]) was a Jewish Amora sage of the Land of Israel (in Byzantine Galilee at the time), of the fifth generation of the Amora era. He was a disciple of Rabbi Mani II, then head and leader of the Jewish community and the Yeshiva of Sepphoris, but eventually retired in favor of his mentor.[1][2][4]


  1. ^ a b c d e HANINA (HANANIAH) II, jewishencyclopedia; Article
  2. ^ a b c MANI, Jewish Virtual Library; Article
  3. ^ Rabbi Hanina of Tzipori | רבי חנינא דציפורי, sages of the talmud
  4. ^ Ronald L. Eisenberg The Streets of Jerusalem: Who, What, Why 2006- Page 301 "Rabbi Hanina (second/third century), Palestinian amora. Born in Babylonia, Hanina came to the Land of Israel and settled in Sepphoris, where he became a wealthy honey trader. One of the prominent disciples of Judah ha-Nasi, Hanina is "