Maimonides - Doctor and Philosopher

Historical Figures

Moses Maimonides (1138-1204)

Maimonides, the leading halakhist and most renowned rabbi of his day as well as the most important Jewish philosopher of the Middle Ages, was also a scholar of logic, mathematics, astronomy, natural science, and the author of at least ten works in the field of medicine. His influential writings educated generations of students and encouraged the study of science among Jews even until this day.

Scientific advice: Prof. Steven Harvey, Bar-Ilan University