What will mark the end of the period of Acharonim? What in general demarcates rabbinical eras? Are these halachic rules or conventions?
This is perhaps a fairly specific question, and I don't know if it belongs here or on the History stack exchange, but I would like to know more about the Rhineland academies that were headed by people ...
It seems that there was a disconnect or upheaval of some kind between the times of the Geonim and the times of the Rishonim and the hakhamim that these two eras contained. Shittoth regarding tefila, ...
The Ibn Ezra (Shmot 32) mentions there are some that say that it was not Ahron Hakohen Moshe brother but a different Ahron does anyone know which Commentator presented this pshat? ( I would Imagine if ...