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Rav Yosef b. Hiyya

For the 2d generetion Amora sage of Babylon, see Hiyya b. Joseph. For the former Sefardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, see Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
Rabbinical Eras

Rav Yosef b. Hiyya (or Rav Joseph b. Hiyya Hebrew: רב יוסף בר חייא‎, read as Rav Yosef bar chiyya; Also known simply as Rav Yosef or Rav Joseph) was a Jewish Amora sage of Babylon, of the third generation of the Amora era. He was a disciple of R. Judah ben Ezekiel, and R. Abaye's teacher, and a scholarly "Bar Plugata"-opponent of Rabbah bar Nahmani ("Rabbah"), the head of the academy of Pumbedita.

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