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Maimonides on Life

[Law 5] And among them (i.e., the twenty-four factors which interfere with repentance listed in this chapter) are five things which one will be drawn after constantly and which are difficult to desist from. Therefore, one must be vigilant regarding them lest he becomes attached to them. All […]

Maimonides on Life

Maimonides on Life Chapter 6, Law 7(b) By Rabbi Dovid Rosenfeld True Friends “If one sees his fellow sin or following an improper path, he is obligated to return him to the better [path], and to inform him that he is sinning to himself with his evil ways. […]

Dual Standards

Maimonides on Life Dual Standards Chapter 5, Law 7(a) <“The Torah scholar should not scream and cry out when he speaks — as animals. He should not raise his voice excessively. Rather, his speech should be gentle with all people (lit., ‘all creations’). When he speaks gently, he […]

Maimonides, Laws of De’os

Going Beyond the Bounds Chapter 5, Law 1(b) “Just as a wise man is distinct in his wisdom and his character traits, and he stands apart from others regarding them, so too he must be distinct in his deeds, in his eating, in his drinking, in his marital […]

Maimonides, Laws of De’os

The Way of the Wise Chapter 5, Law 1(a) “Just as a wise man is distinct in his wisdom and his character traits, and he stands apart from others regarding them, so too he must be distinct in his deeds, in his eating, in his drinking, in his […]

LAWS OF REPENTANCE

Maimonides, the laws of repentance   < download pdf < WITH COMMENTARY הועתק והוכנס לאינטרנט http://www.hebrewbooks.org ע״י חיים תשס״ט by Rabbi David Shure Director of The Institute of Research for Biblical Talmudic Law Author of the following books AyeletHashachar on Times, Dates, Measures Nidrai Torah on Tractate Nedarim Topics […]

Maimonides on Life

Maimonides on Life Health Issues, Part I Chapter 4, Laws 1-8 As an introduction, the Rambam’s fourth chapter is devoted almost entirely to health issues. Since, as he stated at the end of his third chapter, the Torah enjoins us to care for our health, the Rambam here […]

Maimonides on Life

Maimonides on Life In All Your Ways Know Him Chapter 3, Law 3 “One who accustoms himself to live in a healthy manner (namely, who engages in physical activities only to the degree which is medically beneficial as per Law 2), if he intends with this that his […]

Maimonides on Life

Playing with Fire Chapter 3, Law 2 “A person must direct all his actions towards ‘knowing G-d’ alone. His sitting, standing, and speech should all be directed to this. How? When he is involved in business or working for a salary, his intention should not be the amassing […]

The Pain of Existence

Maimonides on Life The Pain of existence, Part II Chapter 2, Law 7(e) “…Neither should a person be one prone to arguments, nor one obsessed with jealousy or obsessed with lust, nor a pursuer of honor. Likewise did the Sages state, ‘jealousy, lust and the [pursuit of] honor […]