2nd century tanna and son of Rabbi Shimon ben Yohai.
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Babylonian amora, contemporary of Abaye and Rava, and student of Rav Huna. Read more in the Jewish Encyclopedia.
Also called Me'or ha-Golah. Medieval French rabbi (b. 960, d. 1040) at the turn of the 2nd millenium CE and a…