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Who is Bar Kochba in the Talmud

Jerusalem Talmud Taanit 84 68 74

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai said: Rabbi Akiva spoke: “A star will issue out of Jacob”, out of Kozva. From the west, Rabbi Akiva said: he is the king of kings, Rabbi Yohanan Ben Torata said: Akiva weeds will grow on your cheeks and still the son of David will not come.

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