building, (2 Chr. 26:6), identical with Jabneel (Josh. 15:11).
Joḥanan obtained permission to found a college at Jamnia (jabneh), which became the centre of Jewish culture.
He was permitted by Titus to remove the Sanhedrin to jabneh on the destruction of the city, where he presided over it.
His request was simple: "Permit me to open a school at jabneh."
Three parasangs to Ibelin, the ancient jabneh, where the site of the schools may still be traced; it contains no Jews.