Tanaim תנאים

The sages that lived in the Land of Israel until the year 220. Their teachings are written in the Talmud, Mishna, and other writings.  Hillel, Shamai, Rabbi Akiva, Rabbi Yehudah Hanasi, Rabbi Shimon, and others were among them.

Souls of Tanaim visited and participated in the Zohar studies of Rabbi Shimon.

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