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Johanan ben Zakkai

[joh-han-uh n ben zak-ey-ahy; Sephardic Hebrew yaw-khah-nahn ben zah-kahy] /dʒoʊˈhæn ən bɛn ˈzæk eɪˌaɪ; Sephardic Hebrew ˌyɔ xɑˈnɑn bɛn zɑˈkaɪ/
died a.d. c80, Palestinian rabbi who was a leading Pharisaic teacher: disciple of Hillel. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "You are thinking of Rabbi Johanan ben Zakkai," answered his teacher, slowly.

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