R. Ahai was a Jewish Savora sage of the first generation of the Savora era. R. Ahai is the most recorded Savora sage in the Babylonian Talmud. His thorough questions in the Talmud are introduced with the phrase: "R. Ahai retorted:...". The sages of the Land of Israel said of him:"Give heed to the opinion of R. Ahai for he enlightens the eyes of the exile."
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