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The Best Of Rabbi Quotes - Rabbi Hillel

The Best Of Rabbi Quotes - Rabbi Hillel

Who Is Rabbi Hillel?

Rabbi Hillel was a famous Jewish teacher,
He lived in Jerusalem at the time (d. 10-20 C.E.).
Rabbi Hillel is one of the most philosophers in Jewish history,
Rabbi Hillel had a mild and open-hearted approach he used to interpret the spirit of the law,
Hillel has been lived his life fighting a vicious battle against the strict-minded,
Many researchers found many similarities between the Rabbi Hillel Quotes and some of the teachings of Jesus.

Famous quotes about Rabbi Hillel

-"In ancient days, where the Torah was forgotten from Israel, Ezra came from Babylon and reestablished it. Then it was again forgotten until Hillel came from Babylonia and re-established it."
(Geoffrey Wigoder: Dictionary of Jewish Biography)
-"Hillel has learned all the words of the Sages; that he had studied all types of speech, even the speech of mountains, hills, and valleys, of trees and plants, of beasts and animals, stories of spirits, folktales, and parables- everything he had learned."
(Geoffrey Wigoder: Dictionary of Jewish Biography)

The Best Of Rabbi Quotes

  • “That which is hateful to you, do not do to another. That is the whole Law. The rest is commentary. Now go and learn.” 
  • “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? 
    If I am not for others, what am I? 
    And if not now, when?” 
  • “If not now, when?” 
  • “What is hateful to yourself, do not do to your fellow man. That is the whole Torah; the rest is just commentary.” 
  •  “Do not say: ‘When I have leisure I shall study,’ perhaps you will never have leisure.”

  • “God hardening Pharaoh’s heart causes the world to fear God and not think they can sin to the point at which they want to repent.” 

On the "Golden Rule" Rabbi Hillel Quotes

Once there was a gentile who came before Shammai, and said to him: "Convert me on the condition that you teach me the whole Torah while I stand on one foot. Shammai pushed him aside with the measuring stick he was holding. The same fellow came before Hillel, and Hillel converted him, saying: That which is despicable to you, do not do to your fellow, this is the whole Torah, and the rest is commentary, go and learn it."  - Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a

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