Maimonides as Community Leader
The man who penned landmark works on Jewish law and philosophy also deeply identified with the communities and individuals who sought his counsel.
Maimonides’ Philosophical Writings
In his landmark philosophical work, The Guide to the Perplexed, Maimonides sought to put Judaism on a rational footing.
Maimonides’ Legal Writings
Maimonides' extensive writings on Jewish law, or halachah, remain an unsurpassed accomplishment.
Maimonides and His Discontents
Maimonides has long been a figure of extraordinary authority. Yet his understanding of Judaism was highly controversial.
Maimonides’ Medical Writings
Considered by many to be the most influential Jewish thinker of all time, Moses Maimonides inspired passionate followers and equally ...
Who Was Maimonides?
A philosopher, physician, rabbinic scholar and more, Maimonides was the most famous Jew of the premodern age.
Maimonides (Rambam) and His Texts
One of the greatest Jewish scholars of all time, he was both a traditionalist and an innovator.
The Thirteen Principles of Faith
Maimonides' theological principles were never unanimously embraced.
Maimonides’ Conception of God
The Guide for the Perplexed tells us more about what God isn't than what God is.