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House of Hillel

The Torah academy founded by Hillel was known as the “House of Hillel.” The Mishnah records 316 disagreements between the House of Hillel and the school founded by Shammai, known as the " House of Shammai." The House of Hillel generally takes the lenient view and the House of Shammai, the more stringent one. In all but 18 cases, the halachah is accordance with the House of Hillel.

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Entry for 'House of Hillel'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/h/house-of-hillel.html. 2012.

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