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ṬAYYIB – Tunisian family, first known in the second half of the seventeenth century. The more prominent members are the following:Abraham ṭayyib: Grandson of Abraham b. Isaac ṭayyib (see below); lived at the end of the eighteenth...
ṬEBET – Tenth ecclesiastical and fourth civil month; it invariably has twenty-nine days. The name, like those of the other months, appears to be taken from the Assyro-Babylonians, who called their tenth month, described as the month of...
ṬEBUL YOM – Name of a treatise in the Mishnah and in the Tosefta; in most editions of the Mishnah it is tenth in the order Ṭohorot. According to Lev. xv. 5 et seq., one who takes the prescribed bath still remains unclean until sunset. The...
TEDESCHI, MARCO – Italian rabbi and poet; born at Piova, Piedmont, in 1817; died at Triest in1870. He removed to Vercelli with his father (d. 1836), who had been appointed rabbi there; and in 1838 he went to Turin to study under R. Hillel...
TEDESCHI, MOSES ISAAC – Italian translator, Biblical commentator, and teacher; born at Triest June 6, 1821; died there June 17, 1898. He lectured on Biblical exegesis in the Tamud Torah of his native city, and occasionally delivered sermons on holy...
TEDESCO, IGNAZ AMADEUS – Austrian pianist; born at Prague 1817; died at Odessa Nov. 13, 1882; a pupil of Triebensee and Tomaschek at Prague. He made numerous successful concert tours, especially in southern Russia, and settled at Odessa, although he...
TEFILLIN – See Phylacteries.
TEHERAN – Capital and commercial center of Persia; situated about seventy miles south of the Caspian Sea. The chief development of the city took place within the last half of the nineteenth century, under Shah Naṣir al-Din, whose court...
TEḤINA, ABBA – A leader of the Zealots. Together with Eleazar Ben Dinai, he is mentioned in the remarkable dictum of Johanan ben Zakkai concerning the Zealots: "Since the murderers have increased, the expiation ceremony of the 'eglah 'arufah...