maimonides maimonides

Definition(s):

  • (n) Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)

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  • Hospitals Treating Immigrants Here Illegally Worry About Upcoming Cuts

    On a recent day Dora was at home in Brooklyn taking care her of her 3-year-old boy Jean when she started having problems breathing and feeling chest pain. As it got worse, Dora, 29, called her husband to tell him she was going to the emergency room at the Maimonides Medical Center in Borough Park. “My heart was hurting and pounding hard,” she said, lying in a bed at the emergency room. By the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WNYC New York Public Radio

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  1. "I thought he ran very well," Pletcher said. "When you are in a situation where you have two horses to beat, and one of them has speed and the other comes from way back, you have a decision to make. We wanted to keep (Maimonides) honest. He...
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Todd Pletcher Source: BloodHorse

  2. "We stand here in the spirit of Maimonides, who taught that the highest level of charitable giving was to enable someone to provide for themselves and their loved ones," Saperstein said. "We stand here to call on members of Congress to...
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: David Saperstein Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  3. Cohen explains that, together with what he had seen in his youth in Spain, "The persecution of Jews in nearby Yemen must have confirmed Maimonides' sense that he was living in a time of unprecedented persecution. While these circumstances seem to...
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Mark R Cohen Source: Ha'aretz

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