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 (mī-mŏn′ĭ-dēz′), Moses Originally Moses ben Maimon. Known as "Rambam." 1135?-1204.
Spanish-born Egyptian physician, rabbi, and philosopher who codified the Talmud in the Mishneh Torah (1170-1180) and attempted to reconcile Aristotelian philosophy with Jewish theology in Guide for the Perplexed (1190).


(Biography) also called Rabbi Moses ben Maimon. 1135–1204, Jewish philosopher, physician, and jurist, born in Spain. He codified Jewish law in Mishneh Torah (1180)
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(maɪˈmɒn ɪˌdiz)

(Moses ben Maimon) ( “RaMBaM” ), 1135–1204, Jewish philosopher and jurist.
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We proceed from Benjamin Franklin to Moses Maimonides.
In the Mishneh Torah, his magisterial codification of Jewish law, Maimonides shares his gustatory advice, which we should all take to heart as we take that first bite of turkey.
This development was driven by the great interest shown by Jewish thinkers, notably Maimonides (1138-1204), in philosophy in its Greco-Arabic garb, and in applying it to their religious thought.
Before we begin our discussion it should be noted that in scholarly discourse, it is customary to differentiate between two approaches towards prophecy in medieval thought: one is epitomized by Judah Halevi (1075-1141) in The Kuzari, the other by Moses Maimonides (1135-1204).
Maimonides was a Medieval Jewish rabbi and in this book John Agard brings him back to life to give his view on the modern world and how things have changed--or have they?
Mishneh Torah, the code of Jewish law written by Cairo-based Jewish philosopher Maimonides (1135-1204 c.
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The survey, conducted by the Motagim Institute for the popular Maimonides Daily site for the national-religious public, examines whether the wider Israeli populace would also be interested in learning the Torah teachings of Maimonides (Rambam), a 12th-century Egyptian Jewish Torah scholar largely considered to be one of the greatest halakhic authorities of all time.
Mosheh Twersky was a 1973 graduate of the Maimonides School in Brookline, which was founded by his grandfather, Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik, also a prominent Jewish scholar.
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Moses Maimonides (1135-1204), the "Rambam," occupies a unique role in the history of Judaism, as both a revered codifier of Jewish law in his Mishneh Torah and as the author of the controversial (in its time) Guide to the Perplexed, which brought Judaism into direct confrontation with the teachings of Aristotle and the Islamic philosopher Farabi.
The Maimonides Heritage Center was established to commemorate his legacy.