Maimonides
Mosheh ben Maimon (Hebrew: משה בן-מימון‎), or Mūsā ibn Maymūn (Arabic: موسى بن ميمون‎), acronymed RaMBaM (Hebrew: רמב"ם‎ – for "Rabbeinu Mosheh Ben Maimon", "Our Rabbi/Teacher Mo...
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Abraham ben Isaac of Granada
Abraham ben Isaac of Granada also Abraham Merimon was a Kabbalist of the thirteenth century.
Abraham wrote:
Joseph ibn Abitur
Joseph ibn Abitur was a Spanish rabbi of around the 10th century. He was a student of Moses ben Hanoch. Abitur was from a very prestigious Spanish family from the city of Mérida. His great great grand...
Maimonides Medical Center
Maimonides Medical Center is a non-profit, non-sectarian hospital located in Borough Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, in the U.S. state of New York. Maimonides is both a treatment facil...
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Maimonides' Rule
Maimonides' Rule is named after the 12th century rabbinic scholar Maimonides, who identified a correlation between class size and students' achievements. Today this rule is widely used in educational ...
Hiyya al-Daudi
Hiyya al-Daudi (born in Babylonia, died Kingdom of Castile, 1154) (in Hebrew: חייא אלדאודי) was a Jewish prominent rabbi, composer and poet of Andalusia.Hiyya al-Daudi was the son of David, son of Hez...
Hasdai ibn Shaprut
Hasdai (Abu Yusuf ben Yitzhak ben Ezra) ibn Shaprut (Hebrew: חסדאי אבן שפרוט‎) born about 915 at Jaén; died about 970 at Córdoba in Spain, was a Jewish scholar, physician, diplomat, and patron o...
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Judah Halevi
Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi or ha-Levi; Hebrew: יהודה הלוי; Arabic: يهوذا اللاوي; c. 1075 – 1141) was a Spanish Jewish physician, poet and philosopher. He was born in Spain, either in Toledo or T...
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Joseph ibn Migash
Joseph ibn Migash or Joseph ben Meir HaLevi ibn Migash or Yosef Ibn Meir Ha-Levi Ibn Megas or José ben Meir ibn Megas (1077 - 1141) (Hebrew: יוסף בן מאיר הלוי אבן מיגאש‎) was a Rabbi, Pose...
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Maimonides Schools for Jewish Studies
79°55′12.33″W / 43.2507250°N 79.9200917°W / 43.2507250; -79.9200917Maimonides Schools for Jewish Studies (MSJS) is a degree-granting institution invested with university power...
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Jacob ibn Jau
Jacob ibn Jau (Hebrew Ya'akov ben Gau; Arab. Yakub ibn Jau) was a Jewish silk-manufacturer at Cordova, occupying a high position at the court of the Umayyad Caliph Hisham II. He died about 1000. Amado...
Petrus Alphonsi
Petrus Alphonsi (also known as Peter Alfonsi; born Moses Sephardi) was a Jewish Spanish physician, writer, astronomer, and polemicist, who converted to Christianity.Born at an unknown date in the 11th...
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Isaac ben Ezra
Isaac ben Ezra (full name: Abu Hasdai Yitzhak ben Ezra ibn Shaprut; also known as Isaac ibn Shaprut was a rabbi active in Jaén during the early tenth century CE. Rabbi Isaac was a very wealthy man and...
Moses Hamon
Moses Hamon (Granada, c. 1490 – 1567) (Amon) was the son of Joseph Hamon, born in Spain. Going with his father to Constantinople, he became physician to Sultan Sulaiman I. This "famous prince an...
Bahya ibn Paquda
Bahya ben Joseph ibn Paquda (also: Pakuda, Bakuda, Hebrew: בחיי אבן פקודה, Arabic: بهية بن باكودا‎) was a Jewish philosopher and rabbi who lived at Zaragoza, Spain, in the first half of the ...
Bodo (bishop)
Bodo (c. 814– 876) was the palace deacon to Frankish Emperor Louis the Pious (814 to 840). In early 838, Bodo intended to make a pilgrimage to Rome but instead converted to Judaism. His conversion was...
History of the Jews in Egypt
The historic core of the indigenous community consisted mainly of Arabic-speaking Rabbanites and Karaites. After their expulsion from Spain, more Sephardi and Karaite Jews began to emigrate to Egypt a...
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Abraham ibn Ezra
Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra (Hebrew: אברהם אבן עזרא or ראב"ע, Arabic ابن عزرا; also known as Abenezra) (1089–1164) was born at Tudela, Navarre (now in Spain) in 1089, and died c. 1167, apparently ...
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Hanoch ben Moses
R. Hanoch ben Moses (Hebrew: רבנו חנוך ב"ר משה) (d. 1014 CE or 1024 CE) was a Spanish rabbi. Almost all of the information we have about him comes from the Sefer ha-Qabbalah by R. Abraham ibn Daud.Alo...
Oath of Maimonides
The Oath of Maimonides is a traditional oath for physicians attributed to Maimonides. It is not to be confused with the more lengthy Prayer of Maimonides. It is often used as an alternative to the Hip...
Samuel ibn Naghrillah
Samuel ibn Naghrillah (Hebrew: שמואל הלוי בן יוסף הנגיד‎, Sh'muel HaLevi ben Yosef HaNagid; Arabic: أبو إسحاق إسماعيل بن النغريلة‎ Abu Iṣḥāq Ismā‘īl bin an-Naghrīlah), also known a...
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Jonah ibn Janah
Jonah ibn Janah, also known as Abu al-Walīd Marwān ibn Janāh, (c. 990 – c. 1050), was a Hebrew grammarian and lexicographer of the Middle Ages.
He was born in Córdoba, Spain, and studied in Lucena...
Jewish principles of faith
Practitioners of Judaism share some principles, but there is no established formulation of principles of faith that are recognized by all observant Jews. The various "principles of faith" that have be...
Isaac ibn Ghiyyat
Isaac ben Judah ibn Ghiyyat (or Ghayyat) (Hebrew: יצחק בן יהודה אבן גיאת‎, Arabic: ﺇﺑﻦ ﻏﻴﺎث‎ ibn Ghayyath) (1038–1089) was a Spanish rabbi, Biblical commentator, philosopher, and l...
Joseph ibn Tzaddik
Rabbi Joseph ben Jacob ibn Tzaddik (?-1149) was a Spanish rabbi, poet, and philosopher. A Talmudist of high repute, he was appointed in 1138 dayyan at Cordova, which office he held conjointly with Ma...
Solomon ibn Gabirol
Solomon ibn Gabirol (Hebrew: שלמה בן יהודה אבן גבירול‎, Shelomo ben Yehuda ibn Gabirol; Arabic: أبوأيوب سليمان بن يحيى بن جبيرول‎, Abu Ayyūb Suleiman ibn Yahya ibn Jabirūl), also k...
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