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רַבַּן גַּמְלִיאֵל הַזָּקֵן, הַתַּנָּא, הַנָשִׂיא

Rab•ân Ja•mᵊl•i•eil  Sr., the Tan•â and Nâ•si,, 1st century C.E. grandson of Hi•leil Sr., "the Babylonian".

In the Biblical era, the גָּמָל was the equivalent of today's "big rig"; the heavy haulers, freight transporters, the ancient trucking, train and air transport industries combined—the vehicles that "delivered", got things done; the backbone of the economy and civilization. From this background, the verb גָּמַל developed to mean "do or render, to deliver pay, reward or recompence"; i.e., deliver the goods.

Rab•ân Ja•mᵊl•i•eil  Sr. was the first Pᵊrush•i to become Nâ•si of the Beit-Din ha-Jâ•dōl (the Great Judean Συνέδριον ) c. 20 C.E.

According to Yōkhâ•nân Bën-Za•kai, "When [Rab•ân Ja•mᵊl•i•eil  Sr.—the Tan•â and Nâ•si,] died the glory of wisdom [scholarship] ceased and the honor of Tōr•âh ceased, and purity and piety became extinct". A priori, when Rab•ân Ja•mᵊl•i•eil  Sr. interceded on behalf of the ta•lᵊmid•im of Ribi Yᵊhō•shūa, this documented that:

  1. despite the cascade of imprecations from the Roman-sycophant Hellenist Tzᵊdōq•im, which were later incorporated in the Καινής Διαθήκης, not only had Ribi Yᵊhō•shūa remained faithful to the teachings of Rab•ân Ja•mᵊl•i•eil  Sr., the Tan•â and Nâ•si,, as well as his grandfather, Hi•leil Sr., ha-Bâ•vᵊl•i, and

  2. the ta•lᵊmid•im of Ribi Yᵊhō•shūaunlike the Christians of the Apostate Paul (a documented ta•lᵊmid of Rab•ân Ja•mᵊl•i•eil  Sr. the Tan•â and Nâ•si ), also remained faithful to the teachings of Rab•ân Ja•mᵊl•i•eil  Sr., the Tan•â and Nâ•si, (as well as Hi•leil Sr., ha-Bâ•vᵊl•i).

Even historical Church documents prove that teachings of the historical Yᵊhud•i of Beit-Dâ•wid, Ribi Yᵊhō•shūa, have, since the Apostate Paul, been wildly Hellenized by the Church. The earliest extant Church historian, Eusëbios, documented that the original Nᵊtzâr•im accepted only "Hebrew Ma•titᵊyâhu" (i.e. Nᵊtzâr•im accepted only The Nᵊtzârim Reconstruction of Hebrew Matitᵊyâhu) as legitimate. When the true teachings of Ribi Yᵊhō•shūa are seen limited to NHM, rejecting the entirety of the Apostate Paul's Καινής Διαθήκης), then it becomes clear that Ribi Yᵊho•shua's teachings reflect the pristine Tōr•âh traditions of the grandfather of Rab•ân Ga•mᵊl•i•eil Sr., ha-Tan•â, ha-Nâ•siHi•leil Sr., "the Babylonian" who mentored Ribi Yᵊho•shua!!!


and the intercession of Hi•leil Sr.'s grandson, on behalf of Ribi Yᵊho•shua's ta•lᵊmid•im suggest that Ribi Yᵊho•shua, in addition to his youthful education in Egyptian exile (a priori at the greatest university for its time in all of world history: The Musaeum of Alexandria), was personally mentored by Hi•leil 

Filtering, as far as possible, all Christian redactions and interpretations and translating directly from the earliest extant source documents to reconstruct my unpublished book, Hebrew Ma•a•vâr 5.34-40:

"Then a certain man of the rabbinic-Pᵊrush•im in the Beit-Din ha-Jâ•dōl, named Ga•mᵊl•i•eil, who was a teacher of Tōr•âh esteemed by all of the am, rose up and ordered that the [Nᵊtzâr•im] Shᵊlikh•im be excused from [the proceedings] for a short time. Then he addressed the Beit-Din ha-Jâ•dōl saying,

'Men, Bᵊn•ei-Yi•sᵊr•â•eil, take heed to yourselves what you intend to impose upon these men; for in earlier days [Hellenist] Theudas rose up claiming to be the Mâ•shiakh and had a following of about 400 men. He was taken up, and as many as were persuaded by him dispersed and came to nothing. After him, in the days of the census, Yᵊhud•âh of the Gâ•lil rose up and incited the am to stray and follow him. But he was finally brought to an end and as many as were persuaded by him dispersed. And now I tell you, Turn aside from these men, tolerate them, because if this counsel or this work is of men it will cease. But if it be of Ël•oh•im, then you will not be able to make them cease and, in that case, you would also be found to be fighters against Ël•oh•im…'

"So the Pᵊrush•im-dominated Beit-Din ha-Jâ•dōl was persuaded by him but, having recalled the Shᵊlikh•im, the Hellenist pseudo-Tzᵊdōq•im whipped them and conveyed instructions to them that they should not speak in the name of Ribi Yᵊhō•shua, and released them."

Until ca. 20 C.E., the Beit-Din ha-Jâ•dōl had been predominated by the Hellenist pseudo-Tzᵊdōq•im. It wasn't Pᵊrush•im (predecessors of today's Orthodox rabbis) who defied the explicit instruction of their first, and very own, Pᵊrush•im Nâ•si, Ga•mᵊl•i•eil, and the Beit-Din ha-Jâ•dōl to whip the Nᵊtzâr•im or order them to cease.

As a result, the Tzᵊdoq•im ignored the early Pᵊrush•im chain of Mishᵊnâh tradition (Rabi Hi•leil to Ga•mᵊl•i•eil to his protégé to whom he had granted sᵊmikh•âh, Ribi Yᵊho•shua, subsequently to Yōkhâ•nân Bën-Za•kai), emphasizing their own Beit Sha•mai v Beit Hi•leil, avoiding naming individuals to refer, instead, only to the schools collectively.

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