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(jăm`nēə), biblical Jabneel (jăb`nē-ĕl, jăb`nēl) and Jabneh (jăb`nə, –nē) [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. In the last years before the sack of Jerusalem (A.D. 70), Jamnia became a great Jewish cultural center. At the prayer of Johanan ben ZakkaiJohanan ben Zakkai
, leader of the Pharisees of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Temple in A.D. 70, afterward founder of the Jewish academy at Jamnia. He emphasized the study of the Torah as the primary religious duty for which humankind was created. After A.D.
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, Vespasian spared Jamnia and permitted Johanan to settle there as leader of the Jewish community after the fall of Jerusalem. The Great Sanhedrin was moved to Jamnia, and the city became the capital of the Jews until the rise of Simon Bar KokbaBar Kokba, Simon,
or Simon Bar Cochba
[Heb.,=son of the star], d. A.D. 135, Hebrew hero and leader of a major revolt against Rome under Hadrian (132–135). He may have claimed to be a Messiah; the Talmud relates that Akiba ben Joseph credited him with this title.
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. In the Middle Ages the Crusaders fortified the city.
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In this book, author Ali Jamnia presents readers with a comprehensive guide to the entire cycle of electromechanical product design from a systems perspective.
The emergence of "new man" has transformed the conventional notion of man to a soft man with appealing and pleasant appearance (Pan & Jamnia, 2015).
They were the only group, besides the small group of Jews that left to found a Torah-based community in Jamnia, to refuse.
30) Los celos (4,1-2) fariseos tienen una razon: la nueva comunidad cristiana, diferenciada de la judia, fue atrayendo cada vez mas seguidores despues de la reunion de Jamnia, entre el 89 y el 91; por ello, el portal al relato de la samaritana empieza con una discusion tradicional sobre la autoridad, avivada en torno del bautismo que daba cuenta de ella (Jn 3,26-36 hasta Jn 4,1-3).
Saba Symba jamnia Zaba, from Ptolemy which he placed on the Malay Peninsula (43).
It] is to be hoped that, like the Alexandrian canon, the Synod of Jamnia as a canonizing event is now buried deep in the graveyard of superseded theories" (p.
71), it was accepted at the Council of Jamnia in 90 CE.
Varios autores datan en este periodo, sobre todo asociandolo con el rabinato de Jamnia, el surgimiento de la Birkat Ha Minim, la oracion pronunciada contra los creyentes en Jesus a fin de excluirlos de la sinagoga.
This unique timing led to a similar understanding within Judaism in the codification of the Mishnah (though not earlier at Jamnia as previously assumed) and within Islam in the Qur'an--setting the three monotheistic religions apart from other world religions.
When he and his men went to gather up the bodies of the slain and bury them with their kinsmen, "Under the tunic of each of the dead they found amulets sacred to the idols of Jamnia, which the lazy, forbids the Jews to wear.
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.
Revising the notes for his automotive engineering seminar, Jamnia presents a guide to be read in a week or during a few weekends that will teach engineers in any field how to make thermal and vibration calculations when designing electronics packaging or troubleshooting existing packaging.