Maimon ben Joseph

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Rabbi Maimon ben Joseph (born c.1110) was a Spanish exegete, moralist and dayyan (Hebrew for "judge"). He is best known as the father of Maimonides. His teacher was the respected scholar Joseph ibn Migash. He authored a commentary, in Arabic, on the Pentateuch, and also wrote on Jewish ritual and festival law.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Jacobs, Joseph. "MAIMON (MAIMUN) BEN JOSEPH". Jewish Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "MOSES BEN MAIMON (RaMBaM; usually called MAIMONIDES)". Jewish Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16 July 2017.