Jabneh

Jabneh

(jăb`nē), variant of JamniaJamnia
, biblical Jabneel and Jabneh [Heb.,=God causes to build], ancient city, central Israel. Its modern name is Yavne. A central city of Philistia, the Bible refers to its walls being destroyed by Uzziah. It was pillaged by Judas Maccabaeus and later rebuilt.
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P., <<What Do We Mean by Jabneh?>>, Journal of Bible and Religio 32 (1964) 125-132.
Things changed when the eminent Gamliel of Jabneh adapted a simple burial style for the relatives of the deceased and, "Then all the people followed his example" and remembered him with affection.
The Jewish Examiner hailed the Library of Nazi-Banned Books as "another Academy of Jabneh," a worthy successor to the rabbinic academy founded after the Roman destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple in 70 AD.
Thus, it is reasonable to assume that our texts give us a reasonable indication as to the content of the eighteen benedictions instituted at Jabneh, even if our texts are centuries later.
Barrera's basic thesis is that there is a correspondence between "the lines of formation and transmission of the books of Jews and Christians and the channels by which Judaism and Christianity were formed and spread." He considers the movement of Pharisaic Judaism toward closing the canon even before Jabneh, toward fixing the biblical text, and as well the corresponding Christian acceptance of the LXX and much of Jewish apocrypha which rabbinic Judaism rejected, and in what seems to me an accountable fashion he traces this dissonance and its dialectical history through to Enlightenment Protestantism.
Things changed when the eminent Gamliel of Jabneh adopted a simple burial style for the relatives of the deceased and, "Then all the people followed his example" and remembered him with affection (Ketubot, 8B).
Bohrmann believes that Josephus's opposition to the war with Rome should be seen as similar to the views of Johanan teen Zakkai and the school at Jabneh, as well as the later traditions in the Talmud.
For many years it was thought that the Hebrew Scriptures were in a state of flux until the canonical issue was settled definitively at the Rabbinic assembly which met at Jamnia (Jabneh) in A.D.
The Pharisee and Tanna Yohannan Ben Zakkai sought a favor from Emperor Vespasian, who condescendingly let him establish his little school at Jabneh, and there he assembled fellow rabbanim and students into what became the spiritual center of Judaism and its sustaining pillar after both Temple and state were shattered.
AD 200, it preserves the old traditions which had survived after AD 70 in the rabbinical centres at Jabneh and later in Galilee.
Remarkably, Polynesian Charm and her half-sister Shakney (by the obscure Jabneh) had identical racing records - eight runs, no placings, no earnings.
58 I have found useful as an introduction to Oral Law, to Rabbinic literature, and to the process by which Mishnah and Talmud came into being the study text, Jerusalem to Jabneh: The Period of the Mishnah and Its Literature - Units 8, 9, 10 (Tel-Aviv: Everyman's University Publishing House, 1981), a text to which Peter Ochs of Drew University introduced me.