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Videos on Daily Study Cycle of Rambam

Global Siyum HaRambam Webcast
Completing the daily study of Maimonides
Join the global online webcast celebrating the 37th completion of the annual daily-study cycle of Maimonides' 14-volumes of Mishneh Torah, as well as the study cycle of Sefer HaMitzvot.
Global Online Siyum HaRambam Webcast
Concluding the Worldwide Daily Study of Maimonides
This special webcast celebrates the completion of the daily study of Maimonides' 14-volumes of Mishneh Torah.
Global Online “Siyum HaRambam”
Completing the Daily Study of Maimonides
This special webcast celebrates the completion of the daily study of Maimonides' 14-volumes of Mishneh Torah. Four distinguished presenters speak about the importance of studying Maimonides' work: Rabbi Manis Friedman (S. Paul, MN), Rabbi Mendel Kaplan (Toronto, ON), Rabbi Yehuda Leib Schapiro (Miami Beach, FL), and Rabbi Yehoshua B. Gordon (Encino, CA)
Conclusion of Rambam
20 Tevet, 5749-1988 This week we conclude the 21st study cycle of Maimonides.
The Rambam compiled the Mishna Torah, is a summary of the entire Torah and many generations of codifications and commentaries. The Rebbe then teaches the Last Halacha, concluding the Rambam.
Daily Study of Maimonides
25 Iyar, 5747 • May 24, 1987
The daily study of Maimonides’ works is becoming increasingly widespread. The Mishneh Torah, his Magnum Opus that codifies Jewish Law, serves to guide all Jews through the intricacies of Jewish observance. It is not geared for scholars alone. It guides “small and great alike,” as they pursue their life tasks.
Maimonides - Not for Scholars Only
12 Sivan, 5744 · June 12, 1984
All Jews should unite through Torah, by studying the same subject in Torah at the same time. Since Torah's practical laws are relevant and comprehensible by Jews of all backgrounds, we suggested a cycle of daily study of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah.
On Learning Rambam
The Mishneh Torah was not written only for great Torah scholars. Maimonides himself writes that he composed it in a clear unambiguous style for all Jews – “for small and great alike.”
Starting from the End
One should search for ways to bring another Jew to the study of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah. One way is to celebrate the conclusion of Mishneh Torah...
First Siyum HaRambam
Completion of the first study cycle of Maimonides’ code of Jewish law, the Mishneh Torah.
Evolution of Torah
The campaign to study Maimonides
In 1984, the Rebbe initiated a campaign for the daily study of Maimonides’ seminal work, the Mishneh Torah, with the aim of completing the fourteen volumes over the course of a year.
What Learning Rambam Accomplishes
The Unique Contribution of Mishneh Torah
The unique accomplishment of Maimonides in codifying and grouping together all of the legal rulings of the Talmud.
Rambam and Jewish Unity
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Rambam and Jewish Unity
How Studying Maimonides Brings Us Together
Upon the completion of the 30th cycle of the daily study of Maimonides' Mishnah Torah, Rabbi Manis Friedman explains how one of the Rebbe's stated goals in launching the campaign was to unite world Jewry.
Counting the 613 Commandments
Rambam's Book of Mitzvahs
What was unique about Maimonides Sefer HaMitzvot in which he lists and defines each of the 613 commandments of the Torah?
Rambam: The Great Eagle
The monumental achievement of Maimonides
The Rambam was the first to provide a bird’s eye view of the entire body of Torah law. Join the campaign to study his works and celebrate Jewish unity.
Hope and Healing
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Hope and Healing
Gaining Strength from Maimonides’ Wisdom
Join a broadcast from Israel hosted by Colel Chabad. With greetings from: Former Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar, Chief Rabbi David Lau, Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion. Keynote address: Rabbi Mendel Kaplan.
Global Siyum HaRambam Webcast
Celebrating the Daily Study of Maimonides from All Four Corners of the World
This online webcast celebrates the completion of the daily study cycle of Maimonides' 14-volumes of Mishneh Torah, as well as the study cycle of Sefer HaMitzvot.
Online “Siyum HaRambam”
Completing the Daily Study of Maimonides
This special webcast celebrates the completion of the daily study of Maimonides' 14-volumes of Mishneh Torah. Live from Toronto, Canada. Host: Rabbi Mendel Kaplan.
All of Torah in Your Hand
20 Teves, 5749 · December 28, 1988
Maimonides writes in the introduction to his Code of Jewish law that if one studies the five Books of Moses and goes straight to studying his code, he will know all of Jewish law, of both the Written and Oral Torah. This means that the scope of Maimonides’ codification is beyond anything that ever preceded or followed it!
Moshiach-Times: Future Lifestyles
11 Nissan, 5745 · April 2, 1985
Maimonides concludes his code of law, the Mishneh Torah, by describing the era of Moshiach as a time of peace, abundance and enlightenment. All luxuries will be readily available, and yet they will be esteemed in man’s eyes as the dust. As such, we will devote ourselves totally to the study of Torah.
Neither Famine nor War
The Rebbe concludes the yearly study cycle of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah in his home on President Street, Brooklyn. In the very last law, Maimonides describes the future redemption.
Celebrating Study of Rambam
Rabbi Shmuel Butman recalls the day the Rebbe called him to his house, requesting that he publish a book commemorating the worldwide celebrations of the annual completion of the Mishneh Torah. His due date? Three weeks. (1980s)
Farbrengen: 11 Nissan 5745
This farbrengen was held on the Rebbe’s birthday in 1985 and also marked the first Siyum Harambam, the closure of the yearly cycle of studying the Mishneh Torah, the magnum opus of Maimonides.
The Book Every Jew Needs to Know
A historical walk through 800 years of history of Rambam and his Mishneh Torah.
7 Adar and Moshe Rabbeinu
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7 Adar and Moshe Rabbeinu
Parsha Tetzaveh
Moshe Rabbeinu's birthday and yahrzeit on the 7th of Adar always coincides with the reading of the Torah portion Tetzaveh, the one parshah where Moshe's name is glaringly omitted. Rabbi Dubinsky also speaks about the importance of following the daily study cycle of Rambam which had just been completed for the 30th time.
Jewish Unity Through Rambam
Concluding the Study of Maimonides' Mishnah Torah
Rabbi Abraham Shemtov addresses the Jewish community of S. Paolo, Brazil on the occasion of completing a full cycle of daily Rambam study.
Women's Siyum Celebration for Studying Rambam
Join us for a special women’s Siyum Celebration, celebrating the women who completed the study of Maimonides. An interview by Chana Weisberg with Rivka Marga Gestetner, director of the Mayanot's women's program in Jerusalem. During the event, Dr. Neomi Stanliegh will also officially conclude the 39th learning cycle.
Concluding Mishneh Torah
Farbreng, Episode 23
Upon concluding the study of Mishneh Torah, Maimonides’ code of Jewish law, we immediately start again from the very beginning, which implies a strong connection between the two bookends. (From “Messages”—Season 2, Episode 23)
Completing the Study of Maimonides
Daily Study of Mishneh Torah
Completing the daily study of Maimonides' Mishneh Torah and starting again, Rabbi Kaplan reads the final law of Maimonides' 14-volume legal code, the first law, and then explains the connection between them (3/30/2011).
Review, or Re-Study?
January 22, 1989 · 16 Shevat, 5749
Each time one begins a Torah study cycle anew, it is not enough to review — one needs to find new dimensions.
From Brooklyn to Cairo
Mr. Yisroel Katzover is a senior journalist who covered the IDF for several decades for numerous Israeli newspapers and media channels. Through the years, he consulted and received much advice and guidance from the Rebbe.
Siyum HaRambam
Upon the conclusion of the 4th daily study cycle of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah, the Rebbe discusses the significance of celebrating the occasion.
Rambam is for Everybody
“The study of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah is not just for yeshiva students, it is universal.”
A Fresh Start
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A Fresh Start
Regarding the annual study of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah, when study of a part of Torah is completed, it must at once begin anew, as was just done on Simchas Torah. You probably don’t need a reminder, but you can remind your students. (Collage)
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.