Hyamson, Moses

   American rabbi and scholar. Born in Lithuania, he was taken to England at the age of five. He served as a rabbi in England, Wales and the US. He taught the codes of Jewish law at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America from 1915 to 1940. His writings include translations of Maimonides' Mishneh Torah and Bahya ibn Pakuda's Duties of the Heart.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • HYAMSON, MOSES — (1863–1949), rabbi and scholar. Hyamson was born in Suwalki, Lithuania, and was taken to England at the age of five. He received his Jewish education at Jews College, London, where he was ordained in 1882, and his secular education at the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses Hyamson — Rabbi Moses Hyamson Rabbi Dr. Moses Hyamson (September 3, 1862 – June 9, 1949) was an Orthodox rabbi, former head Dayan of the London Beth Din and between 1911 and 1913, acting Chief Rabbi of the British Empire. He was renowned as a highly… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses Maimonides — Idealporträt Maimonides’ aus dem 19. Jahrhundert Maimonides Statue in Córdoba (Spanien) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MAIMONIDES, MOSES — (Moses ben Maimon; known in rabbinical literature as Rambam ; from the acronym Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon; 1135–1204), rabbinic authority, codifier, philosopher, and royal physician. BIOGRAPHY The most illustrious figure in Judaism in the post… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • AZEVEDO (Ferme), MOSES COHEN D' — (1720–1784), English rabbi. Azevedo, who was born into a rabbinic family in Holland, immigrated to London, where he married in 1749 the daughter of haham Moses Gomes De mesquita . His appointment to the bet din in 1757 led to the resignation from …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • EDREHI (Heb. אדרעי), MOSES BEN ISAAC — (c. 1774– c. 1842), Moroccan scholar. Edrehi was born in agadir , Morocco, but when the Jews were expelled from that city Moses, while still a boy, was taken with his parents to mogador , and after 1784 to Rabat. He began to preach in public at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ENGLAND — The British Isles were unknown to the Jews until a late date, and the settlement of the Jews in medieval England was among the latest in Europe. It is possible that a small nucleus was to be found there under the Romans and that in the Saxon… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • British Israelism — Not to be confused with Israelis in the United Kingdom. British Israelism (also called Anglo Israelism) is the belief that people of Western European descent, particularly those in Great Britain, are the direct lineal descendants of the Ten Lost… …   Wikipedia

  • Maimonides — Idealporträt Maimonides’ aus dem 19. Jahrhundert Moses Maimonides (griech. Μαϊμονίδης; * zwischen 1135 und 1138[1] in Córdoba; † 13. Dezember 1204 in Kairo) war ein jüdischer Philosoph, Rechtsgelehrter und Arzt. Er …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jewish philosophy — Colette Sirat INTRODUCTION The history of medieval Jewish philosophy can be divided into two consecutive periods. The first, beginning in the ninth century and ending roughly with the death of Maimonides in 1204, occurred in Islamic lands. The… …   History of philosophy

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.