Religion: The Rambam

"From Moses to Moses there has been no man like Moses," said Israel's President Itzhak Ben-Zvi, and the audience assembled in Jerusalem's Rav Kook Institute one day last week recognized the old Jewish saying. They had assembled to honor the second Moses, the great philosopher Maimonides, who brought the Law and tradition of Judaism within the compass of Western thought. Around the walls of the institute were some 3,000 old and battered volumes, stained from centuries of diligent study. The exhibition of his work was the first of many celebrations of Maimonides Year—the 750th anniversary of his death.

The Jewish Creed. Moses...

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