Category: Letters of the Rambam

Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (14)- Student Response to Hasdai Levi

A letter written by one of Maimonides students about the most essential issues one can ask about Judaism. e.g. Prophesy, Science & Religion, Purpose of Life, Purpose of Mitsvot…. The Rambam was sick at this time, so the Rambam’s students

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides- (13) To Hakhme Lunel/Rabbi’s of Provence cont.

Part 2 of Maimonides Letters to Hakhme Lunel/Rabbis of Provence. Tradition website: “The last two recorded letters of Maimonides were addressed to Rabbi Jonathan Hakohen of Lunel in 1199 and to the leaders of the same community in 1200, four years prior

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides- (12) To Hakhme Lunel/ Rabbi’s of Provence

Part 1 of Maimonides Letters to Hakhme Lunel/Rabbis of Provence. Tradition website: “The last two recorded letters of Maimonides were addressed to Rabbi Jonathan Hakohen of Lunel in 1199 and to the leaders of the same community in 1200, four years prior

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (11)- Understanding Private vs. Public Letters

How should we interpret or read the letters of HaRambam/Maimonides?

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (10)- Ovadia Ha-Ger/The Convert 2004

Maimonides wrote an answer to a question asked by Ovadia Ha-Ger/The Convert. (2004)

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (9) – “Egeret Teman (cont.)” 12/29/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. Here, he goes into Egeret Teman, letters that were written from the HaRambam/Maimonides to the leaders of Teman. He writes to a community that is in dire straits on issues

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (8) – “Egeret Teman (cont.)” 12/05/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. Here, he goes into Egeret Teman, letters that were written from the HaRambam/Maimonides to the leaders of Teman. He writes to a community that is in dire straits on issues

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (7) – “Egeret Teman (cont.)” 11/24/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. Here, he goes into Egeret Teman, letters that were written from the HaRambam/Maimonides to the leaders of Teman. He writes to a community that is in dire straits on issues

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (6) – “Egeret Teman (cont.)” 11/17/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. Here, he goes into Egeret Teman, letters that were written from the HaRambam/Maimonides to the leaders of Teman. He writes to a community that is in dire straits on issues

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (5) – “Egeret Teman (cont.)” 11/3/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. Here, he goes into Egeret Teman, letters that were written from the HaRambam/Maimonides to the leaders of Teman. He writes to a community that is in dire straits on issues

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (4) – “Egeret Teman (cont.)” 10/27/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. Here, he goes into Egeret Teman, letters that were written from the HaRambam/Maimonides to the leaders of Teman. He writes to a community that is in dire straits on issues

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (3) – “Egeret Teman” 10/18/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. Here, he goes into Egeret Teman, letters that were written from the HaRambam/Maimonides to the leaders of Teman. He writes to a community that is in dire straits on

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (2) – 10/13/02

The Rabbi continues this series of Egeret HaRambam/Letters of the Rambam. This was recorded on 10/13/02.

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Egeret HaRambam/Letters of Maimonides (1) 2/2/02

One of the great criticisms of the Rambam/Maimonides was that he did not write down the sources used to explain how he derived and decided Jewish law. His Code of Jewish Law/Mishneh Torah was straight forward without a discussion on

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