A report on Mishneh Torah

Maimonides (artist's conceptual drawing)
A page of a medieval Jerusalem Talmud manuscript, from the Cairo Geniza
Torah scroll
The single scroll of the arm-tefillin
A sukkah booth
A Ketubah in Hebrew, a Jewish marriage-contract outlining the duties of the husband.
Herod's Temple, as imagined in the Holyland Model of Jerusalem. It is currently situated adjacent to the Shrine of the Book exhibit at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
The Sanhedrin, from an 1883 encyclopedia
Title page from Sefer Shaarei Teshuvah (1960 pocket edition) by Yonah Gerondi (d.1263), first published in 1505.
Title page of Karo's Shulchan Aruch
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, known as "the Lubavitcher Rebbe", studied the Mishneh Torah daily and encouraged other Jews to follow along with him in an annual study cycle.

Code of Rabbinic Jewish religious law (halakha) authored by Maimonides (Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon/Rambam).

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Maimonides (artist's conceptual drawing)

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Religious Zionists celebrating Jerusalem Day in Israel

Religious Zionism

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Ideology that combines Zionism and Orthodox Judaism.

Ideology that combines Zionism and Orthodox Judaism.

Religious Zionists celebrating Jerusalem Day in Israel
Religious Zionist pioneers found Kibbutz Ein HaNatziv, 1946
Kvutzat Yavne, 1945
Abraham Isaac Kook, 1924
Bnei Akiva youth movement, combining Torah and work
Mercaz Harav, Jerusalem
Bet Midrash, Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh
Aerial view of Bar-Ilan University
Ulpana students
Kfar Haroeh, c. 1950
Second-Lieutenant Asael Lubotzky, an IDF field commander during Second Lebanon War, prays with tefilin
Simchat Beit HaShoeivah at Mercaz HaRav. The participants are dressed as typical for Shabbat.
Shiur, Tel Aviv Yeshiva; the larger Kippot seen here, are more typical amongst Yeshiva students, and Hardal
MK Orit Strook; the head covering and the sleeves are typical for the more religious; see also the above picture of ulpana students, and the picture at top for the longer, looser skirts described
Rabbi Yehuda Henkin; a dark suit is typical for a Religious Zionist Rosh Yeshiva or other (senior) Rabbi, and for many on Shabbat

Homes often have a set of the Steinsaltz Talmud on their bookshelves (much as the Artscroll is to be found in American Haredi homes), Mishnah with Kehati, Rambam La'Am, Peninei Halakha, and/or Tzurba M'Rabanan; as well as a selection of the numerous popular books by leading Dati Leumi figures on the weekly parsha, the festivals, and hashkafa (discussions on Jewish thought).

Historic Ashkenazi mezuzah at the entrance to the monumental POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (2014) in Warsaw, containing the Jewish parchment of the mezuzah

Mezuzah

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Piece of parchment, known as a klaf, contained in a decorative case and inscribed with specific Hebrew verses from the Torah ( and ).

Piece of parchment, known as a klaf, contained in a decorative case and inscribed with specific Hebrew verses from the Torah ( and ).

Historic Ashkenazi mezuzah at the entrance to the monumental POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (2014) in Warsaw, containing the Jewish parchment of the mezuzah
Ashkenazi mezuzah, as accepted in Rabbinical Judaism; the case is tilted and features the Hebrew letter (Shin), as is commonplace in such.
A Sephardic Macedonian mezuzah, as accepted in Rabbinical Judaism; the mezuzah case is vertical and features the Hebrew letter (Shin)
President of Israel Reuven Rivlin putting up a mezuzah at Beit HaNassi, 2017
Mezuzah affixed to a door frame.
Clear mezuzah case in Jerusalem, Israel
Samaritan Mezuzah in Israel, written exposed, in Samaritan Hebrew. This one reads, "Blessed is the One who said: I will look with favor upon you, and make you fertile and multiply you; and I will maintain My covenant with you. The LORD will open for you His bounteous store, the heavens, to provide rain for your land in season and to bless all your undertakings. "

In this regard it is worthwhile to refer to the often cited passage from Rambam's Mishneh Torah which states:

Menachem Mendel Schneerson in 1987

Menachem Mendel Schneerson

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Russian-Empire-born American Orthodox rabbi, and the most recent Rebbe of the Lubavitch Hasidic dynasty.

Russian-Empire-born American Orthodox rabbi, and the most recent Rebbe of the Lubavitch Hasidic dynasty.

Menachem Mendel Schneerson in 1987
Menachem Mendel Schneerson in 1989
Menachem Mendel Schneerson in 1989
A monument for Schneerson in Berlin
Schneersohn at a wedding in 1954
Schneersohn with crown of the Torah scroll written to greet Moshiach
Schneersohn, Chanukah Live 1992
The Rebbe (right) by a Dollars Distribution, accepting tambourine with inscription declaring him the Messiah
The Rebbe (center) after his stroke on the balcony at his synagogue
The Rebbe waves for the last time before his stroke that same day
The Rebbe's Tomb: Schneerson's burial place next to his father-in-law and predecessor in Queens, New York
The Rebbe(top left); in the background is a banner proclaiming him the messiah
A child announces one of the 12 verses
Waving to children at a Lag BaOmer parade
The Rebbe meeting with Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu
Set of Torat Menachem

In 1984, Schneerson initiated a campaign for the daily study of Maimonides's Mishneh Torah.

Nahum Rabinovitch

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Canadian-Israeli Religious Zionist rabbi and posek.

Canadian-Israeli Religious Zionist rabbi and posek.

He is perhaps best known for his fourteen-volume Yad Peshuta ( "Outstretched Hand"), an in-depth commentary on Maimonides' Mishneh Torah.

Chiddushei Rabbeinu Chaim

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Chiddushei Rabbeinu Chaim HaLevi Al-HaRambam (Hebrew: חידושי רבינו חיים הלוי על הרמב"ם, lit. Our Rabbi Chaim the Levite's Novellae on Maimonides) is a volume of insights written by Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik on Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah, it also contains numerous novel understandings of the Talmud. Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik is known as the founder of the Brisker Derech (also known as Lomdus, the conceptual approach to Talmudic study), and was famous for the brilliant manner with which he reconciled contradictions in Maimonides' writings. The text was written in a very terse style whose intricacy is difficult to decipher even for those very familiar with the Brisker Derech, and was written for those already on a very advanced level of Talmudic and Halachic study. Rabbi Chaim’s son Rabbi Moshe Soloveichik first printed it posthumously in 1936, he stated in the preface that his father wrote it with extreme precision, having “sifted the text seven times over and winnowed it a hundred times more.” Some years later a commentary on Chiddushei Rabbeinu Chaim was written by Rabbi Chaim's student Rabbi Yehezkel Abramsky.

Herod's Temple, as imagined in the Holyland Model of Jerusalem. It is currently situated adjacent to the Shrine of the Book exhibit at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Repentance in Judaism

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One element of atoning for sin in Judaism.

One element of atoning for sin in Judaism.

Herod's Temple, as imagined in the Holyland Model of Jerusalem. It is currently situated adjacent to the Shrine of the Book exhibit at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

See especially Maimonides' Rules of Repentance in the Mishneh Torah.

Steinsaltz in 2010

Adin Steinsaltz

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Israeli Chabad Chasidic rabbi, teacher, philosopher, social critic, author, translator and publisher.

Israeli Chabad Chasidic rabbi, teacher, philosopher, social critic, author, translator and publisher.

Steinsaltz in 2010
Adin Steinsaltz in the Israelitische Cultusgemeinde Zürich (ICZ) in Zürich-Enge (2010)
Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz and his son Meni Even-Israel inspect a newly printed volume of the Koren Talmud English-language edition of the Babylonian Talmud (2018).
A page from Tractate Pesachim of Rabbi Steinsaltz's English translation of the Talmud

Steinsaltz was a prolific author and commentator, having written numerous books on Jewish knowledge, tradition and culture, and produced original commentaries on the entirety of Jewish canon: Tanakh (Torah, Prophets, and Writings), the Babylonian Talmud, the Mishna, the Mishneh Torah, and Tanya.

Hadranim al HaRambam

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Toras Menachem: Hadranim al HaRambam V'Shas (or Hadranim al HaRambam) is a collection of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's commentary on Mishneh Torah and the Talmud.

Jacob J. Rabinowitz

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Jacob J. Rabinowitz (1899-1960) was a professor of law, notable for his English translation of one of the Mishneh Torah books.

Yeshivat Birkat Moshe in Ma'ale Adumim

Yeshivat Birkat Moshe

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Hesder yeshiva located in the Mitzpeh Nevo neighborhood of Ma'ale Adumim in the West Bank.

Hesder yeshiva located in the Mitzpeh Nevo neighborhood of Ma'ale Adumim in the West Bank.

Yeshivat Birkat Moshe in Ma'ale Adumim

The Yeshiva is known for its emphasis on the Rambam, which is very much in line with the late rosh yeshiva's personal studies; he was the author of a comprehensive commentary and elucidation of the Rambam's major work the Mishne Torah, called Yad Peshuta.