from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Judaism The first section of the Talmud, being a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures as compiled about A.D. 200.
- n. Judaism A paragraph from this section of the Talmud.
- n. Judaism The teaching of a rabbi or other noted authority on Jewish laws.
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- proper n. Alternative spelling of Mishna.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Jewish lit., a collection of halachoth or binding precepts and legal decisions deduced by the ancient rabbis from the Pentateuch, and itself forming a second or oral law. See halachah.
- n. [lowercase; pl. mishnoth (mish′ noth).] A paragraph of the Mishnah.
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- n. the first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200
By 10-years-old, children were studying the Mishnah, which is commentary upon the Old Testament.
In the Talmud, you start with a Mishnah, which is a short summary of a given law, and then move to an exposition of the law.
While the Mishnah is the basis for Talmudic discussions, Ethics of the Fathers has no Talmudic discussions associated with it, at least none that I am aware of.
This is a warning against self-righteous severity, as elaborated on in the Talmudic collection of commentary on Jewish custom and law called the Mishnah: "Do not judge your fellow until you are in his position" (Aboth 2: 5).
But the men most closely associated with the compilation of the Mishnah were the Tannaim (from the root _tana_, which has the same meaning as _shana_).
Moshe Basson's culinary roots stretch back through time from 200 CE, when the collection of Jewish oral law known as the Mishnah began to take shape - to the Jewish presence in Iraq, where his family lived till the 1950s - to the present time in Jerusalem.
2. The Mishnah is the oldest compilation of Jewish discussion of the laws of the Torah put together by the Rabbi Judah the Prince around A.D. 200 in Sepphoris.
Now, in the "Mishnah" Jewish folk-writings, etc, there is still a belief that G-d and the Devil still talk via messengers.
Mishnah which is called the "Palestinian Talmud," it was the tradition of the Babylonian academies, far vaster because they continued for so many more centuries, that is the Talmud _per se_, that great work of
To sum up the halakhic rulings till the modern age: Rabbi Eliezer’s opinion in the Mishnah was the accepted one.