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According to Maimonides in the Mishneh Torah, the highest level of tzedakah is giving charity that will allow the poor to break out of the poverty cycle and become independent and productive members of society.
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According and Maimonides
According to Maimonides, an afterlife continues for the soul of every human being, a soul now separated from the body in which it was " housed " during its earthly existence.
According to Maimonides ( III 22 – 23 ), each of Job's friends represents famous, distinct schools of thought concerning God and divine providence.
According to Maimonides, the correct view of providence lies with Elihu, who teaches Job that one must examine his religion ().
According to Maimonides, any Jew who rejects even one of these principles would be considered an apostate and a heretic.
According to Maimonides ( whose life began almost a hundred years after the end of the Gaonic era ), all Jewish communities during the Gaonic era formally accepted the Babylonian Talmud as binding upon themselves, and modern Jewish practice follows the Babylonian Talmud's conclusions on all areas in which the two Talmuds conflict.
According to Maimonides, Jesus of Nazareth is not the Messiah, as is claimed by Christians and Muslims.
According to several authorities, a decision may not be rendered in opposition to a view of Maimonides, even where he apparently militated against the sense of a Talmudic passage, for in such cases the presumption was that the words of the Talmud were incorrectly interpreted.
According to Maimonides, the Geonim were considered " unintelligible in our days, and there are but few who are able to comprehend them.
According to several authorities (" Yad Mal ' akhi " rule 26, pg 186 ), a decision may not be rendered in opposition to a view of Maimonides, even though the latter apparently militated against the sense of a Talmudic passage, for in such cases the presumption was that the words of the Talmud were incorrectly interpreted.
According to Maimonides himself, deducing law from the sources had already become a precarious proposition ( for a number of reasons )-even his own times.
According to Maimonides ( Isurei Biah 13: 15 ), in the days of Kings David and Solomon, Batei Dinim ( Jewish courts ) did not accept converts.
According to Kellner ( 1991 ) on Maimonides, a ger toshav ( or Noahide ) could be a transitional stage on the way to becoming a ger tzedek () or " righteous alien ", a convert to Judaism.
According to Maimonides ( based on Tractate Yevamot of the Babylonian Talmud 49b-50a ): " One whose merit surpasses his iniquity is a tzadik ".
According to Maimonides, about one hundred of the permanent 613 commandments based on the Torah, by rabbinical enumeration, directly concern sacrifices, ( excluding those commandments that concern the actual Temple and the priests themselves of which there are about another fifty )
According to Maimonides, he wrote the Guide " to promote the true understanding of the real spirit of the Law, to guide those religious persons who, adhering to the Torah, have studied philosophy and are embarrassed by the contradictions between the teachings of philosophy and the literal sense of the Torah ,"
According to Fox, Maimonides carefully assembled the Guide " so as to protect people without a sound scientific and philosophical education from doctrines that they cannot understand and that would only harm them, while making the truths available to students with the proper personal and intellectual preparation.
According to Maimonides, to argue that " because I have never observed something coming into existence without coming from a substratum it cannot occur " is equivalent to arguing that " because I cannot empirically observe eternity it does not exist.
According to Moses Maimonides, it is only permitted to emigrate and resettle abroad in cases of severe hunger.
According to Maimonides, scalp and beard nega ' im are characterized by hair loss without any change to the skin of the bald spot The Tosefta, however, maintains that the skin of the bald spot does indeed become altered in a negah.
According to Maimonides ' Guide for the Perplexed the prophets used metaphors and analogies and, except for Moses, their words are not to be taken literally.
According and Mishneh
According to the arguments of Rabbi Yosef Qafiḥ, it is unnecessary to consult the Talmud in order to understand the Mishneh Torah, as the Mishneh Torah was written to elucidate the Talmud and not vice versa.
According and Torah
According to some traditional interpretations of the Book of Exodus, Book of Numbers, and the Letter to the Hebrews the Ark also contained Aaron's rod, a jar of manna and the first Torah scroll as written by Moses ; however, the first of the Books of Kings says that at the time of king Solomon, the Ark contained only the two Tablets of the Law.
According to the Torah, Benjamin's ( or in some countries, Biniam's ) name arose when Jacob deliberately corrupted the name Benoni, the original name of Benjamin, since Benoni was an allusion to Rachel's dying just after she had given birth, as it means son of my pain.
According to Rabbinic Judaism the Torah was revealed by God to Moses ; within it, Jews find 613 Mitzvot ( commandments ).
According to the Hebrew Bible he returned from the Babylonian exile and reintroduced the Torah in Jerusalem ( Ezra 7-10 and Neh 8 ).
According to Bamidbar Rabbah, Ezra was doubtful of the correctness of some words in the Torah and said, " Should Elijah ... approve the text, the points dots that he scribed above the letters will be disregarded ; should he disapprove, the doubtful words will be removed from the text ".
According to the Talmud ( Tractate Makot ), there are 613 mitzvot (" commandments ") in the Torah ; in Hebrew these are known as the Taryag mitzvot תרי " ג מצוות.
According to Akiba, the divine language of the Torah is distinguished from the speech of men by the fact that in the former no word or sound is superfluous.
According to the biblical history Ezra and Nehemiah arrived in Jerusalem in the middle of the 5th century BCE, the first empowered by the Persian king to enforce the Torah, the second with the status of governor and a royal mission to restore the walls of the city.
According to Rabbinic tradition, all valid interpretations of the written Torah were revealed to Moses at Sinai in oral form, and handed down from teacher to pupil ( The oral revelation is in effect coextensive with the Talmud itself ).
According to Jewish tradition, God gave both the Written Law ( Torah ) and the Oral Law ( additional laws and customs meant to be passed down from teacher to student ) to Moses on Mount Sinai.
According to the Torah, this is the first day of the seventh month of the calendar year, and marks the beginning of a ten day period leading up to Yom Kippur.
According to the Zohar, a foundational text for kabbalistic thought, Torah study can proceed along four levels of interpretation ( exegesis ).
According to the Epistle of Sherira Gaon, after the tremendous upheaval caused by the destruction of the Temple and the Bar Kochba revolt, the Oral Torah was in danger of being forgotten.
According to the historic view of the Jewish faith, allegorically the Oral Law ( Torah she-be ' al-peh ) was also given to Moses at Sinai, and is the exposition of the Written Law as relayed by the scholarly and other religious leaders of each generation.
According to the documentary hypothesis, the first five books of the Bible ( Pentateuch / Torah ), including Genesis, were collated during the 5th century BC from four main sources, which themselves date from no earlier than the 10th century BC.
According to religious Judaism, the 613 mitzvot or " commandments " given in the written Torah, as well as their reasonings in the oral Torah, were issued to the Jews only, and are therefore binding only upon them, having inherited the obligation from their ancestors.
According to Orthodox Judaism, Jewish law today is based on the commandments in the Torah, as viewed through the discussions and debates contained in classical rabbinic literature, especially the Mishnah and the Talmud.
According to tradition, Rashi was first brought to learn Torah by his father on Shavuot day at the age of five.
According to Ashkenazi minhag one is not allowed to profit monetarily from the Torah, and must work.
According to halakha, a man may even study the Rashi on each Torah verse in fulfillment of the requirement to review the Parsha twice with Targum ( which normally refers to Targum Onkelos ) This practice is called in Hebrew: " Shnayim mikra ve-echad targum ".
According to Rabbinic literature, God via the Torah commands Jews to observe ( refrain from forbidden activity ) and remember ( with words, thoughts, and actions ) the Shabbat, and these two actions are symbolized by the two Shabbat candles which are lit 18 to 40 minutes (" Tosefet Shabbat ") before the onset of Shabbat by Jewish women, usually the mother / wife, though men who live alone are required to do so themselves.
According to religious tradition, all of the laws found in the Torah, both written and oral, were given by God to Moses, some of them at Mount Sinai and others at the Tabernacle, and all the teachings were written down by Moses, which resulted in the Torah we have today.