Maimonides: the greatest Jewish thinker in the Middle Ages

Maimonides, known, after the initial letters of his name (Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon, “Rabbi Moses son of Maimon”) as Rambam, is generally acknowledged to be the greatest Jewish thinker, Talmudist, and codifier in the Middle Ages. Maimonides was born in Cordoba [Spain] where his father was a dayyan, a judge. Maimonides was later proud to Read More

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