Exhibition of Rambam Manuscripts Opens in Yerushalayim

Harav Yitzchak Yosef examines a manuscript of the Rambam at the Israel Museum, Monday. (Ofrit Rosenberg, Israel Museum)

In the Israel Museum, an exhibition of ancient manuscripts of the Rambam, brought especially from the Vatican in Rome, opened Monday night.

The Rishon LeTzion Harav Yitzchak Yosef spoke at the opening of the exhibition, which was held with the participation of foreign ambassadors, Vatican representatives, museum management and guests from abroad.

Harav Yitzchak Yosef arrives at the opening of the exhibition. (Ofrit Rosenberg, Israel Museum)

“Even 814 years after his passing, the Rambam lives on in the beit medrash,” the Rav said.

“From Moshe [Rabbeinu] to Moshe [Rambam] none arose like Moshe. His wonderful model urges all to follow in his illustrious footsteps.”