Maimonides
Mosheh ben Maimon (Hebrew: משה בן-מימון‎), or Mūsā ibn Maymūn (Arabic: موسى بن ميمون‎), acronymed RaMBaM (Hebrew: רמב"ם‎ – for "Rabbeinu Mosheh Ben Maimon", "Our Rabbi/Teacher Mo...
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History of the Jews in Egypt
The historic core of the indigenous community consisted mainly of Arabic-speaking Rabbanites and Karaites. After their expulsion from Spain, more Sephardi and Karaite Jews began to emigrate to Egypt a...
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Jewish principles of faith
Practitioners of Judaism share some principles, but there is no established formulation of principles of faith that are recognized by all observant Jews. The various "principles of faith" that have be...
Mishneh Torah
The Mishneh Torah (Hebrew: מִשְׁנֵה תּוֹרָה‎, "Repetition of the Torah"), subtitled Sefer Yad HaHazaka (ספר יד החזקה "Book of the Strong Hand"), is a code of Jewish religious law (Halakha) autho...
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Rambam Square
The Rambam Square Towers are a complex of two residential skyscrapers in the Israeli city of Beersheba. Rambam Square 1 was completed in 2001, and is 100 meters high, with 26 floors. It was the talles...
Maimonides' Rule
Maimonides' Rule is named after the 12th century rabbinic scholar Maimonides, who identified a correlation between class size and students' achievements. Today this rule is widely used in educational ...
Ohr Somayach (book)
Ohr Somayach is Rabbi Meir Simcha of Dvinsk's commentary on Mishneh Torah.
Maimonides Synagogue
The Maimonides Synagogue (Hebrew: בית כנסת הרמב"ם‎, translit: Beit Knesset ha-Rambam; Arabic: كنيس ابن ميمون‎), also known as the Rav Moshe Synagogue, is a historic synagogue located i...
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Oath of Maimonides
The Oath of Maimonides is a traditional oath for physicians attributed to Maimonides. It is not to be confused with the more lengthy Prayer of Maimonides. It is often used as an alternative to the Hip...
Tomb of Maimonides
According to Jewish tradition, the Tomb of Maimonides (Hebrew: קבר הרמב"ם‎ translit. Kever ha-Rambam) is located in central Tiberias, on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Israel. Maim...
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Alabarch
Alabarch is the Greek title of the customs official at the harbor of Alexandria during the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The title "alabarch" is different from the title of "ethnarch", which refers t...
Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon
Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon (אברהם בן רמב"ם; also known as Rabbeinu Avraham ben ha-Rambam, and Avraham Maimuni) (1186 – December 7, 1237) was the son of Maimonides who succeeded his father as N...
Elephantine
Elephantine Island in the Nile River,at Aswan, Upper Egypt.Elephantine (/ˌɛlɨfænˈtaɪniː/ EL-ə-fan-TY-nee or /ɛlɨfænˈtiːniː/ EL-ə-fan-TEE-nee; Arabic: جزيرة الفنتين‎; Greek: Ελεφαντίνη; K...
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The Guide for the Perplexed
The Guide for the Perplexed (Hebrew: מורה נבוכים, Moreh Nevukhim; Arabic: دلالة الحائرين, dalālatul ḥā’irīn, דלאל̈ה אלחאירין) is one of the three major works of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, better known as...
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Sefer Hamitzvot
Sefer Hamitzvot ("Book of Commandments") is a work by the 12th century rabbi, philosopher and physician Maimonides. While there are various other works titled similarly, the title "Sefer Hamitzvot" wi...
Epistle to Yemen
The Epistle to Yemen or Yemen Epistle (Hebrew: אגרת תימן Iggeret Teman, Arabic: رسالة بولس الرسول اليمن‎) was an important communication written by Maimonides and sent to the Yemenite Jews. ...
God in Judaism
The conception of God in Judaism is strictly monotheistic. God is an absolute one, indivisible and incomparable being who is the ultimate cause of all existence. Jewish tradition teaches that the true...
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Chiddushei Rabbeinu Chaim
Chiddushei Rabbeinu Chaim HaLevi Al-HaRambam (Hebrew: חידושי רבינו חיים הלוי על הרמב"ם, lit. Our Rabbi Chaim the Levite’s Novellae on Maimonides) is a volume of insights written by Rabbi Chaim Solovei...
Hadran al HaRambam
Toras Menachem: Hadranim al HaRambam V'Shas (or Hadranim al HaRambam) is a collection of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's commentary on Mishneh Torah and the Talmud. The book contains pilpuls on the...
Jews as a chosen people
In Judaism, "chosenness" is the belief that the Jews, via descent from the ancient Israelites, are the chosen people, chosen to be in a covenant with God. The idea of the Israelites being chosen by Go...
Rambam Health Care Campus
Rambam Health Care Campus (Hebrew: רמב"ם - הקריה הרפואית לבריאות האדם‎), or Rambam Hospital, is a hospital in the Bat Galim neighborhood of Haifa, Israel. The largest medical center in north...
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Maimonides Schools for Jewish Studies
79°55′12.33″W / 43.2507250°N 79.9200917°W / 43.2507250; -79.9200917Maimonides Schools for Jewish Studies (MSJS) is a degree-granting institution invested with university power...
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Maimonides School
Maimonides School (Hebrew: ישיבת רמב"ם) is a coeducational, Modern Orthodox, Jewish day school located in Brookline, Massachusetts. The school was founded in 1937 by Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik and his ...
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Leontopolis
Leontopolis (Greek: Λεόντων πόλις ) or Leonto (Λεοντώ) or Latin: Leontos Oppidum or Egyptian: Taremu ("Land of Fish"), was an Ancient Egyptian city that is known as Tell el-Muqdam today.
The city ...
Maimonides Medical Center
Maimonides Medical Center is a non-profit, non-sectarian hospital located in Borough Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, in the U.S. state of New York. Maimonides is both a treatment facil...
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