Hananiah ben Hakhinai

Hananiah ben Hakhinai
(fl. 2nd cent)
   Babylonian tanna. He lived in Palestine and was one of those who debated before the sages in Jabneh. He studied with Akiva in Bene-Berak for 12 years. Later he resided in Sidon. According to tradition, he was one of the Ten Martyrs under the Hadrianic persecutions.

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  • HANANIAH — (Hanina), nephew of Joshua b. Hananiah (second century C.E.), tanna. Some are of the opinion that Hananiah was the son of Judah b. Hananiah who is mentioned in a single source as the author of an aggadic statement (Sif. Deut. 306), but there is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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