Welcome to World Jewish Heritage

Rediscover your heritage like never before

Experience Jewish heritage travel to the fullest with the WJHtravel app

Rabbi Hiyya's Tomb

From World Jewish Heritage Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Rabbi Hiyya's Tomb

250px

Basic Information

Location Tiberias, Israel
Country Israel
City Tiberias

General Information

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


Summary

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.


Photo Gallery



Related links