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The Last Word

Peter Berger listened to me patiently, and then he said, “You can come to see me, but”—and here he spoke with heavy emphasis—“it sounds like you have read my books . . . and I haven’t thought of anything new.”

From Says Who? by Abraham Socher | Summer 2018

A page from the Mishneh torah with illuminated illustrations

Maimonides in Ma'ale Adumim

Rabbi Nachum Rabinovitch has been working on his commentary to the Mishneh Torah for the last 41 years. It may be the greatest rabbinic work of the century.

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