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The Rabbis

Monday, February 26th, 2007 8:59 am by shirlala

The term, “The Rabbis” was an academic title for scholars or experts of the Oral Torah. The term was used for the first time after the destruction of the holy Temple, 70CE. The Rabbis made it their work to explain the laws and the ideas stated in the Torah. Led by Rabbi Y’hudah HaNasi, they compiled the Mishnah.

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