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Rabbi Hiyya's Tomb

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Rabbi Hiyya's Tomb


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Location Tiberias, Israel
Country Israel
City Tiberias

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Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 32.79586,35.53097


Rabbi Hiyya or Hiyya the Great (Hebrew: רבי חייא, or רבי חייא הגדול) was a Jewish sage of the Land of Israel during the transitional generation between the Tannaic and Amoraic Jewish sages eras (1st Amora Generation). He is accounted as one of the notable sages of these times, and was the son of Abba Karsala from Kafri in Babylon.

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