Sentence Examples

  • OBADIAH BERTINORO, Jewish commentator of the Mishnah, died in Jerusalem about 1500.
  • Here lived Rabbi Judah ha k-I adosh, editor of the Mishnah; here was edited the Jerusalem Talmud, and here are the tombs of Rabbi Aqiba and Maimonides.
  • Important also are the introduction to and commentary upon the Mishnah by Maimonides (q.v.), and the commentary of Rabbenu Obadiah di Bertinoro (died 1510).
  • The school of Shammai disallows it; but the school of Hillel allows it," &c. In the Gemara, the decisions of the Mishnah are not only discussed, explained or developed, but all kinds of additional matter are suggested by them.
  • 5, the reference in the Mishnah to the Zealots (2t hptot) is the occasion for a long romantic account of the wars preceding the destruction of the Second Temple.

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