In his landmark philosophical work, The Guide to the Perplexed, Maimonides sought to put Judaism on a rational footing.
Sages & Scholars
Maimonides' extensive writings on Jewish law, or halachah, remain an unsurpassed accomplishment.
Maimonides has long been a figure of extraordinary authority. Yet his understanding of Judaism was highly controversial.
Considered by many to be the most influential Jewish thinker of all time, Moses Maimonides inspired passionate followers and equally ...
A philosopher, physician, rabbinic scholar and more, Maimonides was the most famous Jew of the premodern age.
Beliefs & Practices
This Torah injunction is understood to require individuals to do everything in their power to avoid bloodshed.
Widely attributed to Maimonides, this prayer asks for strength and guidance in applying the art of healing.
This hymn, based on Maimonides' 13 principles of faith, is often sung at the conclusion of Friday night services.
The holiday of drunken revelry is also the day that proves the Torah's assertion that God answers all prayers.
How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.