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It was during the period of Herod's activity that the Pharisees, strictly speaking, enjoyed their greatest prosperity (Sameas and Abtalion, Hillel and Shammai); in the synedrium they became so numerous as almost to equal the priests and elders.
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A heathen, it is related, came to Shammai, the leader of a rival school, requesting to be received into Judaism and instructed in the whole of the religion while he stood upon one leg.
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Shammai, an architect by profession, threatened the heathen with his builder's measuring rod and drove him out.
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This school, as already indicated, was marked by a leniency and elasticity of interpretation of the traditional law quite in contrast to the harshness and rigidity of the contemporary school of Shammai; it is the school of Hillel, leaning to the spiritual and the humane, that has prevailed ever since in Jewish law.
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And other tales are told of Hillel's considerate dealing with heathens who wished to embrace Judaism, in contrast to the harsh treatment meted out to them by his contemporary Shammai.
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At one time it was sought to place some limitations upon the right to become a student of law, and herein the schools of Hillel and Shammai differed.
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Hillel was the democrat who held that all persons, without exception, should enjoy the privilege of studying law; Shammai was the intellectual aristocrat who sought to limit this privilege to those who were wise, modest, of ample means and of goodly parentage, thereby establishing rules similar to those that obtain in the best modern law schools, which require a collegiate education as a preliminary to admission; but Shammai went further in that he required the students to be wise and modest as well as persons of good breeding and of ample fortune.
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When the would-be proselyte came to Shammai and requested him to sum up the entire Torah in one principle, he received no better treatment than he deserved, when he was made to take to his heels.
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From Sunday onwards think of the Sabbath," says Shammai.
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In fact, it falls naturally into the following strands or divisions: A. Chapter I, 1-15: Chronologically arranged sayings of the oldest authorities, from the men of the Great Synagogue to Hillel and Shammai.
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This accounts for the presence in _Abot_ of the body of maxims of the six generations of the school of Hillel, designated above as section B 1, and which was very properly introduce after the aphorisms of Hillel and of his contemporary, Shammai.
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Proof of the fact that section B is an addition is that in the _Abot de-Rabbi Natan_-which, as has been said above, is based on an older version of _Abot_ (14)-the sayings of Jochanan ben Zakkai follow immediately upon those of Shammai.
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There were five pairs of such teachers, flourishing between 170 and 30 B.C.E., the first being Jose b. Joezer and Jose b. Jochanan, and the last being Hillel and Shammai.
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Hillel and Shammai (29) received (the tradition) from them.
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Rabban Jochanan, the son of Zakkai (22) received (the tradition) from Hillel and Shammai.
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Hillel, the senior, gained his livelihood as a wood-chopper; Shammai was a builder; R. Joshua, a blacksmith; R. Chanina, a shoemaker; R. Huna, a water-carrier; R. Abba, a tailor; R. Pappa, a brewer, etc.
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Such was the controversy of Hillel and Shammai (49).
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Hillel and Shammai (29) received (the tradi- 38 18.
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Hillel and Shammai received (the tradition) from them.
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Rabban Jochanan, the son of Zakkai received (the tradition) from Hillel and Shammai.
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Examples of Shammai

Example #1
They were driven out of their native sphere-the political-into the region of theoretical and ecclesiastical discussion, where they continued, but on quite unequal terms, their old dispute with the Pharisees.
Example #2
Here there is no word of a sabbatical year.
Example #3
Shammai, an architect by profession, threatened the heathen with his builder's measuring rod and drove him out.
Example #4
The story that is told in the Talmud is one of the most familiar; yet no repetition can lessen its point and charm.
Example #5
The man went to Hillel with the same request.
Example #6
A heathen, it is related, came to Shammai, the leader of a rival school, requesting to be received into Judaism and instructed in the whole of the religion while he stood upon one leg.