Rabbi Shimon Shizuri

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Rabbi Shimon Shizuri was fourth generation tana and a student of Rabbi Tarfon, originating from the village of Shazur. He was friends with Rabbi Shimon, Rabbi Yehuda, Rabbi Meir and Rabbi Yosi. Rabbi Shimon Shizuri came from a wealthy family that lost all its money since they allowed their livestock to graze in the fields of others and arbitrated monetary rulings in front of single judges.

[edit] Kever Rabbi Shimon Shizuri

Rabbi Shimon Shizuri is buried in ancient Shazur which is now called Sajur, a village currently occupied by Druzim and Arabs. He is buried right near Rabbi Shimon ben Elazar and in the vicinity of Rabbi Yishmoel Kohen Gadol.

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