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This seven-part series on the works of Maimonides begins with a brief overview of his life.

Biographical Sketch of the Rambam

Biographical Sketch of the Rambam

Studies in Maimonides: Lesson 1

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Click here for a timeline of important dates in the life of Rambam.

Rabbi Immanuel Schochet (1935–2013) wrote and lectured extensively on the history and philosophy of Chassidism and topical themes of Jewish thought and ethics. He was a renowned authority on Jewish philosophy and mysticism. He was rabbi of Cong. Beth Joseph, and professor of Philosophy at Humber College, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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September 29, 2013
Biographical Sketch of the Rambam
Dear Rabbi Schochet
Enjoyed listening to the biography of the Rambam, & his family link to R' Yehuda HaNasi and upward to the court of King David. Your talk gives a clear insight into the working of the World a thousand years ago. Very well elucidated!
Many thanks
GJ Singh
Bangalore, India
December 30, 2010
very Well done
very interesting and informative. Thank you.
Dale Streisand
Tagbilaran, Philippines
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