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Elisha ben Abujah

R. Travers Herford

Elisha ben Abujah

an historical study.

by R. Travers Herford

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Published by s.n. in [London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elisha ben Avuyah, -- ca. 70-ca. 135.

  • Edition Notes

    Offprint from Essays presented to J.H. Hertz.

    Other titlesEssays presented to J.H. Hertz.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp.215-225 ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15511086M

      ELISHA BEN ABUYAH (c. A.D. ), a unique figure among the Palestinian Jews of the first Christian century. He was born before the destruction of the Temple (which occurred in A.D. 70) and survived into the 2nd century. It is not easy to decide as to his exact attitude towards Judaism. (I highly recommend it to Jews and Gentiles alike.) In this chapter of Unsong, the archangel Uriel tells the Talmudic story of the heretic Rabbi Elisha ben Abuyah, commonly referred to as Acher or the other one: Elisha ben Abuyah was a great Rabbi of ancient Israel. A .

    And again, as Elisha followed Elijah in the Book of Kings, so Paul (Elisha ben Abuyah) followed John the Baptist in the affairs of those times. (2 Kings ; Matthew ): But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heavens were shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout. A spirited classic of American Jewish literature, a historical novel about ancient sage-turned-apostate Elisha ben Abuyah in the late first century C.E. At the heart of the tale are questions about faith and the loss of faith and the repression and rebellion of the Jews of Palestine. Elisha is a leading scholar in Palestine, elected to the Sanhedrin, the highest Jewish court in the land.

    --The conception of the Commandments of the Torah in Aaron Halevi's Sefer ha-hinnuk, by Isidore Epstein. --Incunables about Jews and Judaism, by Aron Freimann. --Popular proverbs in the Jerusalem Talmud, by J. H. Greenstone. --Fasts and fasting, by A. W. Greenup. --Elisha ben Abujah. ELISHA BEN ABUYAH. ELISHA BEN ABUYAH (c. AD. ), a unique figure among the Palestinian Jews of the first Christian century. He was born before the destruction of the Temple (which occurred in A.D. 70) and (another who adopted the name) survived into the 2nd century. It is not easy to decide as to his exact attitude towards Judaism.


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Elisha ben Abuyah, byname Aḥer, (flourished ad ), Jewish scholar who renounced his faith and who came to be regarded in later ages as a prototype Elisha ben Abujah book the heretic whose intellectual pride leads him to infidelity to Jewish laws and the Talmud, Elisha is not mentioned by name but is usually referred to as Aḥer (“the Other,” or “Another”).

Elisha Elisha ben Abujah book Abuyah: | | | |Rabbinical Eras| | | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

The Faith of a Heretic: The Tragedy of Elisha ben Abuyah Heresy: n. Greek, from haireisthai - to choose Talmud Yerushalmi, Hagiga 77b Talmud Bavli, Hagiga 15a-b ב.זע הגיגח,ימלשורי דומלת ב-א.וט הגיגח,ילבב דומלת Rabbi Meir was seated in the house of study in Tiberias. Elisha is a prophet in the Hebrew Bible, the Quran, and Baha'i writings.

New!!: Elisha ben Abuyah and Elisha (given name) See more» Gentile. Gentile (from Latin gentilis, by the French gentil, feminine: gentille, meaning of or belonging to a clan or a tribe) is an ethnonym that commonly means non-Jew.

New!!: Elisha ben Abuyah and Gentile. The book is a fictional story about how the first-second century C.E. Jewish figure Elisha ben Abuyah became an apostate from Judaism.

See here to read my blog post about Elisha ben Abuyah. A friend at Jewish Theological Seminary recommended this book to me a while back because it’s about a person’s struggle with faith.

Ben 'Azzai looked and died; Ben Zoma went mad; Aḥer destroyed the plants; Akiba alone came out unhurt." The Four Who Entered Paradise.

There can be no doubt that the journey of the "four" to paradise, like the ascension of Enoch (in the pre-Christian books of Enoch) and of so many other pious men, is to be taken literally and not allegorically.

In The Book of Legends, Bialik and Ravnitzky put together a long pastiche of stories about Elisha ben Abuya from both Talmuds and several midrashic texts (pp ). I am not sure why they did not separate out all of the references, but chose to string the whole thing together.

Pp. 63 in chapter New Beginings Rambam on Elisha ben Abuyah אלישע בן אבויה Rambam's Philosophy. The age of the Talmud is brought to life in a breathtaking saga. This masterpiece of modern fiction tells the gripping tale of renegade talmudic sage Elisha ben Abuyah's struggle to reconcile his faith with the allure of Hellenistic culture.

Set in Roman Palestine, As a Driven Leaf draws readers into the dramatic era of Rabbinic Judaism. Watch the great Talmudic sages at work in the Sanhedrin 4/5(6). The aggadah about Elisha ben Abuyah and R.

Meir in Y. Ḥagigah (77b–c) includes a striking interpretation and enactment of a verse from the book of Ruth. In the climactic scene, R. Meir spreads his garment over his master's burning grave, performing the deed that Ruth requests of Boaz on the threshing floor, and offers a bold Author: Devora Steinmetz.

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Elisha ben Abuyah (Hebrew: אלישע בן אבויה) (spelled variously, including Elisha ben Avuya), also known as Acher (אחר meaning the "Other One" or "outcast"), was a rabbi and Jewish religious authority born in Jerusalem sometime before 70 he adopted a worldview considered heretical by his fellow Tannaim, the rabbis of the Talmud refrained from relating teachings in his.

Rabbi Yishmael ben Elisha (Hebrew: רבי ישמעאל בן אלישע), often known as Rabbi Yishmael and sometimes given the title "Ba'al HaBaraita" (Hebrew: בעל הברייתא), was a rabbi of the 1st and 2nd centuries (third generation of tannaim).

Life. He was a descendant of a wealthy. The story of Elisha ben Abuyah. [Samuel Michael Segal] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Find items in libraries near you. A Prophet and His Wife. The Granger Collection, NYC. For 60 years, Milton Steinberg’s unfinished novel, Prophet’s Wife, lay forgotten in an archive at Behrman House erg is perhaps best remembered for his masterpiece As a Driven Leaf (Behrman House), a historical novel about Elisha ben Abuyah—a brilliant scholar of the early rabbinic period—and his crisis of : Norma Rosen.

Ishmael ha-Kohen was also one of the Ten Martyrs, and was executed along with Shimon ben Gamliel. The tomb of Ishmael ben Elisha ha-Kohen is located in the Druze village of Sajur in the Upper Galilee.

A reasonable case can be made that there never was an Ishmael ben Elisha Ha Kohen or an Ishmael ben Elisha, High Priest of a High Priest.

The story of Elisha ben Abuyah [Segal, Samuel Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The story of Elisha ben AbuyahAuthor: Samuel Michael Segal. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Immediately download the Elisha ben Abuyah summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Elisha ben Abuyah.

A classic of American Jewish literature. Rabbi Steinberg takes the Talmudic tale of the 1st-century scholar Elisha ben Abuya ("the heretic," also called "Acher" = "the other") & turns it into a compelling & thought-provoking novel.

Elisha ben Abuya was also one of the "four who entered Paradise." This was my second time reading this book/5(). Elisha ben Abuyah’s student, Rabbi Meir, continues to engage him in conversation even after his apostasy, and it is worth asking why he is so adamant about trying to bring his teacher back into.

There are excellent books that I’ve read repeatedly. This one rose to a different level. As I finished pageI immediately turned to the first page and started over. It’s that good. As A Driven Leaf tells a story loosely based on the life of Elisha ben Abuyah, a rabbi in Palestine in the aftermath of the destruction of the Temple in 70 s: Elisha ben Abuya is one of the most intriguing figures in early rabbinic literature, consistently capturing the Jewish imagination as the arch-heretic, apostate, and great sinner.

Because of the vague nature of the rabbinic sources relating to him, later generations, particularly in modern times, have been able to project upon him the visions of whatever they saw as either negative or ideal in.