Name: Elazar of Modi'im
Born: 1st century
Died: 2nd century
Lived In: Palestine
Biography: He was a first and second century Tanna, a contemporary of Eliezer ben Hyrcannus and a disciple of Yochanan ben Zakkai. He was an authority on legal explanatins. He died during the siege of Betar in 135, at the hands of his nephew, Bar Kochba, who accused him of treason.