This new graphic novel exploring the life of the Rambam, Rabbeinu Moshe ben Maimon comes from the publishers of the ground-breaking Shmuel HaNagid. Torah sage, healer, philosopher, and hero, the Rambam (1135-1204) was a man of remarkable ability and talent whose influence is still felt in modern times. Living in a time of crisis and upheaval, he was expelled from his native Spain and then forced to leave Morocco where he had settled. The Rambam, exiled in Egypt, earned a living as a doctor and eventually became the personal physician to Saladin, the Sultan of Egypt. His true legacy, however, endures in his works and commentaries, such as The Guide to the Perplexed and the Mishnah Torah, revered by the Jewish people the world over. Created by noted historian Rabbi Berel Wein, the story of the Rambam's life is fascinating, and the full color comic-style illustrations are captivating. Making Jewish history come alive and accessable to all, Rambam is a book to be enjoyed by young and old.
Rabbi Berel Wein is a noted scholar, historian, author, lecturer and educator who is admired the world over for his more than 650 books, cassettes, and videos. He is a former dean and community rabbi, attorney, and former director of the kashrus division at the Orthodox Union. Rabbi Wein is a columnist for the Jerusalem Post and founder of the Destiny Foundation, whose goal is to raise Jewish consciousness and pride, and foster a positive self-image by increasing knowledge of the Jewish past and its value system.