Aaron ben Meïr

Aaron ben Meïr was a Jewish rabbi, and a Nasi (head of the Sanhedrin) of the Palestinian Gaonate in the first half of the tenth century. His name was brought to light by several fragments discovered in various genizoth (the store-room or depository in a synagogue (or cemetery), usually specifically for worn-out Hebrew-language books that were sto...
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Aaron ben Meir

(from the article `Sa`adia ben Joseph`) In 921 Sa`adia, who by then had attained scholarly prominence, headed the Babylonian Jewish scholars in their conflict with the Palestinian scholar ... ...of writings discovered in a genizah (a depository for sacred writings withdrawn from circulation) have brought to light a calendrical dispute ....
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