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Maimonides and Slavery

Rambam’s approach to human dignity

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Maimonides and Slavery: Rambam’s approach to human dignity

This lecture begins with an overview of Maimonides’ unparalleled contributions to Jewish scholarship, and then focuses on Maimonides’ approach to explaining the biblical institution of slavery.
Slavery, Jewish History, Maimonides
The most renowned of the Jewish medieval scholars, Maimonides indelibly changed the face of Judaism. Read about his scholarship and achievements, and the modern-day global campaign to incorporate his teachings into every Jew’s daily study schedule.
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