Sages & Scholars
Maimonides' extensive writings on Jewish law, or halachah, remain an unsurpassed accomplishment.
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.
The sequence of the tractates in the Order
The sequence of the tractates in the Order "Purities."
Science and Ecology
A Jewish perspective on animal suffering and conservation.
Maimonides' halachic magnum opus.
One of the greatest Jewish scholars of all time, he was both a traditionalist and an innovator.