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  1. Akiva is a fictional character from the 1960 film and the book Exodus.
  2. Akiva is a fictional character from the book Daughter of Smoke and Bone.


Akiva or Akiba is a Jewish-ethnic name, arising in Aramaic from Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‎‎, and thus cognate to English Jacob.

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Google previewThe Myth of the Cultural Jew (2015)

Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition by Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

In sum, Ishmael can be understood as a minimalist in terms of Revelation, whereas Akiva is a maximalist.13 In addition to disagreement regarding the content of God's Revelation, the tradition also has acknowledged the possibility of variation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Judaism (2005)

by Sara E. Karesh, Mitchell M. Hurvitz

ancient rabbinic leader Akiva ben Yoseph was one of the most important TANNAIM (teachers of the MISHNAH), and the greatest of the early rabbinic leaders. A primary force in the early development of rabbinic law and a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism (2016)

Second Edition by Geoffrey W. Dennis

They were Ben Azzai, Ben Zoma, Acher and Rabbi Akiva. Rabbi Akiva said to them, “When you come to the place of pure marble stones, do not say, 'Water! Water!

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Israel (2016)

by Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg

BNEI AKIVA. The youth branch of the Mizrachi–Hapoel Hamizrachi World Movement, founded in Palestine in 1922. Zionist in ideology, its guiding principles are loyalty to Torah, the land of Israel, and the Jewish people. Its specific aim was ...

Google previewThe Holocaust Encyclopedia (2001)

by Baumel Judith Tydor Laqueur Walter, Walter Laqueur, Judith Tydor Baumel

An important partner was Akiva, a politically moderate, non-violent Zionist group. The Kraków underground was first involved in cultural and welfare activities but soon turned to collecting and spreading information, printing newspapers, and ...

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Scrabble value of A1K5I1V4A1

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