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December 2022

From Andalusia to Cairo: The Life, Works and Thought of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (RaMBaM)

Tuesday, December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Alas, it is impossible to overstate Moses Maimonides’ influence on Judaism.  At the height of the Islamic enlightenment, Moses was born (1138) in Cordoba, Spain to Maimon the judge.  His family fled a decade later when the tolerant Islamic regime was overthrown by a fanatic sect. Finally settling in Cairo, Maimonides served as physician to the Sultan, Saladin, during the Christian Crusades in the Land of Israel.  The product of high Islamic culture and deep Jewish learning, Maimonides transformed Jewish…

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