Category : Graves

Rabbi Maimon Ben Yosef He was the father of the Rambam, and one of the greatest and most influential people of his generation. According to tradition he died in the year 1166 and was buried by his son’s grave

pic pic The Rambam The Rambam (1138-1204) Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon was the greatest Posek of all ages, a philosopher, an important scientist in the middle ages and the next generations. He died in Egypt in the year 1204 and … more

The Graves of the Mothers Yocheved, the mother of Moses, Tzippora, the wife of Moses, Miriam the sister of Moses, Elisha the wife of Aharon the Priest (the brother of Moses), Zilpa and Bilha are buried in Tiberias close to … more

pic Rabbi Hia Rabbi Hia, a Tana, one of the pupils of Rabbi Yehuda Hanassi, came from Babylon and settled in Tiberias in the 3rd century. Two of his sons, Yehuda and Chizkia, are buried next to him. His grave … more

Ramhal Ramhal (1707-1747) Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato well known scholar of the Kabala and a poet, was considered the creator of Modern Hebrew Literature. He died in 1747 in Acco (Acre). According to tradition he is buried in Tiberias close … more

pic Rabbi Akiva Rabbi Akiva (Ben Yosef), greatest Tana, was an example and a role model to all for his good deeds, actions and in his death as a martyr. He was active in the first and second centuries. His … more

pic Rabbi Meir Ba’al Hanes Rabbi Meir Ba’al Hanes (the miracle maker) was the greatest Tana of the 4th generation and the most prominent student of Rabbi Akiva who took an important part in putting the Mishna together. His grave … more