Maimonidean

Definitions

  • Having to do with Maimonides, the Jewish rabbi, physician and scholar who lived in the 12th century

Example Sentences

  • When giving a drash about the Shema during t'fillah at a religious school staff orientation, a Reform rabbi asked, "What is one?" One teacher replied, "It's not two." "That's very Maimonidean of you!" exclaimed the rabbi.

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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