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TOSEFTA

Part of the Jewish Talmud, as a kind of supplement, containing passages from various Judaic schools of thought. Some scholars believe that the Tosefta is really the original Mishnah, or legal code assembled in Palestine.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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