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Moshe ben Maimon (“Maimonides”)

Moshe ben Maimon (Hebrew: משה בן מימון‎‎ Moshe ben Maymon), or Mūsā ibn Maymūn (Arabic: موسى بن ميمون‎‎), acronymed Rambam (/ˈrɑːmbɑːm/; Hebrew: רמב״ם‎‎ – for “Rabbeinu Moshe Ben Maimon”, “Our Rabbi/Teacher Moses Son of Maimon”), and Graecized (and subsequently Latinized) Moses Maimonides (/maɪˈmɒnɪdiːz/ my-MON-i-deez), a preeminent medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher and astronomer, became one of  Full Article…

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Rabbi Akiva

Akiva ben Joseph (Hebrew: עקיבא בן יוסף‎; c. 40 – c. 137 CE), widely known as Rabbi Akiva (Hebrew: רבי עקיבא‎), was a tanna of the latter part of the 1st century and the beginning of the 2nd century (3rd tannaitic generation). Rabbi Akiva was a leading contributor to the Mishnah and Midrash Halakha. He  Full Article…

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