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Bringing the Rambam into the modern era

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.Mordechai Sones, 18/07/2017 17:34
Rabbi Igra's solution to get refusal

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.Mordechai Sones, 22/05/2017 19:33
Rumor resurfaces: Maimonides turned Muslim

Rumor resurfaces: Maimonides turned Muslim

Disputed claim says he saved his life by acknowledging Mohammed. Researchers don't accept it.Hillel Fendel, 02/05/2016 02:15
Most Secular, Traditional Jews Want to Study Torah

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.Yishai Karov, 03/02/2015 12:33
Gala Event: Beginning & End of Rambam Study Cycle

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.Hillel Fendel, 14/12/2014 20:43
Chabad Completes 30th Mishneh Torah Cycle

Chabad Completes 30th Mishneh Torah Cycle

The Chabad hassidic dynasty completed its 30th cycle of learning Maimonides' magnum opus, the Mishneh Torah.Gabe Kahn, 04/04/2012 00:14
Tomb of Rambam to be Declared Heritage Site

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.Elad Benari, 03/04/2012 02:15
Tiberias to Build New School of Pharmacy

Tiberias to Build New School of Pharmacy

Tiberias mayor announces the city will build a new school of pharmacy to be named after Maimonides.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 17/01/2012 00:14
Conference Deals with Rambam

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.Elad Benari, 30/12/2010 01:11
Hareidim Flock to Temple Mount

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 13/10/2010 09:18
Egypt Bars Jews from Synagogue

Egypt Bars Jews from Synagogue

The Egyptian government has announced it will not allow Jews to pray in Cairo's newly-restored Maimonides Synagogue.Hana Levi Julian, 28/03/2010 13:21
Cairo Maimonides Synagogue Opens

Cairo Maimonides Synagogue Opens

The Maimonides Synagogue in Cairo reopened this week after nearly two years of restoration work sponsored by the Egyptian government.Hana Levi Julian, 10/03/2010 05:41
ER Protect Patients from War

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/10/2009 20:23
Rambam Day in Hebron

Rambam Day in Hebron

, 27/10/2009 00:00