Aha bar Jacob

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For the fourth-generation Amora sage of the Land of Israel, see Rabbi Aha. For the sixth and seventh generation Amora sage of Babylon, see Aha b. Raba. For the Savora sage, see Ahai.

Rav Aha bar Jacob (or R. Aha bar Ya'akov; Hebrew: רבי אחא בר יעקב‎) was an Babylonian rabbi of the third and fourth generations of amoraim.

He was one of the disciples of Rav Huna,[1] he was also one of the prominent Jewish leaders of Papunia.[2] In the Talmud it is said that he was a man of great piety and a great scholar.[3]


  1. ^ Babylonian Talmud, Yebamoth 64
  2. ^ Babylonian Talmud, Hullin 17
  3. ^ Sukkah 38; Erubin 63