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Does Judaism believe in angels?

Angels appear in the Bible. What are they?

Does Judaism believe in angels?

Liberman: Haredi parties should read Maimonides

Finance Minister responds to criticisms of decision to cut daycare subsidies for children of yeshiva students.

Liberman: Haredi parties should read Maimonides

From Moshe to Moshe. Praying for leadership, by Rav Yehuda Henkin z"l

Today's leaders are not chosen directly by G-d, nor for their Torah scholarship, so as we face new elections, heavenly help is needed..

From Moshe to Moshe. Pray for leadership, by Rav Yehuda Henkin

Maimonides’ ‘Mishneh Torah’ translated into Russian

Rambam's 14-volume compendious of Jewish law translated into Russian for the first time.

Maimonides’ ‘Mishneh Torah’ translated into Russian

Supreme Ct. Justice Hendel: 'Maimonides remains a guiding light'

Supreme Court Justice at 10th Rambam Conference: "Hard to believe that one person managed all that Rambam achieved."

Supreme Ct. Justice Hendel: 'Maimonides remains a guiding light'

Bringing the Rambam into the modern era

Festive event held at Steinsaltz Center marks another volume of prolific rabbi's work with publication of commentary on the Rambam.

Bringing the Rambam into the modern era

Rabbi Igra's solution to get refusal

Rabbinical Court Chief Rabbi Eliezer Igra addresses issue of divorce refusal in the Bar Association's Eilat conference.

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Rumor resurfaces: Maimonides turned Muslim

Disputed claim says he saved his life by acknowledging Mohammed. Researchers don't accept it.

Rumor resurfaces: Maimonides turned Muslim

Most Secular, Traditional Jews Want to Study Torah

Poll reveals that a majority of Israeli Jews who do not define themselves as 'observant' want to learn more about their roots.

Most Secular, Traditional Jewish Israelis Want to Study Torah

Gala Event: Beginning & End of Rambam Study Cycle

Thousands of people in Israel and world-wide take part in studying a daily chapter of the Maimonides work known as the Mishneh Torah.

Gala Event: Thousands Conclude – and Start – Rambam Study Cycle

Chabad Completes 30th Mishneh Torah Cycle

The Chabad hassidic dynasty completed its 30th cycle of learning Maimonides' magnum opus, the Mishneh Torah.

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Tomb of Rambam to be Declared Heritage Site

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has instructed his office to add the tomb of Maimonides in Tiberias to the list of heritage sites.

Tomb of Rambam to be Declared Heritage Site

Tiberias to Build New School of Pharmacy

Tiberias mayor announces the city will build a new school of pharmacy to be named after Maimonides.

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Conference Deals with Rambam

Maimonides Heritage Center conducts weekend conference on the heritage of the Rambam and on the importance of heritage sites in Tiberias.

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Hareidim Flock to Temple Mount

The hareidi religious community has been visiting the Temple Mount in larger numbers than ever, says Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.

Hareidi Religious Rabbis Flock to Temple Mount

Egypt Bars Jews from Synagogue

The Egyptian government has announced it will not allow Jews to pray in Cairo's newly-restored Maimonides Synagogue.

Jews Barred from Cairo's Maimonides Synagogue

Cairo Maimonides Synagogue Opens

The Maimonides Synagogue in Cairo reopened this week after nearly two years of restoration work sponsored by the Egyptian government.

Cairo's Maimonides Synagogue Re-Opens

ER Protect Patients from War

Hizbullah rained rockets on the north, including Haifa’s Rambam Hospital, in 2006. A new ER now protects patients from missiles and chemical war.

Israel’s First Secure ER Protects Patients from Chemical Warfare