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Rabban Yohanan Ben Zakkai and Zekher Le-Mikdash

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on July 5, 2016

Rabbi Yohanan Ben Zakai (RYBZ), leader of the Jewish people during the period immediately following the destruction of the temple, established a number of edicts (takanot) during his tenure. The Talmud places the total number at nine, six of which are explicitly stated in the Mishnah, and three more are attributed to him by the Continue Reading »