Book Review: Crafting the 613 Commandments

Crafting the 613 Commandments: Maimonides on the Enumeration, Classification, and Formulation of the Scriptural Commandments by Albert D. Friedberg was reviewed in AJL Reviews (November/December 2014) by Randall C. Belinfante (American Sephardi Federation). Belinfante writes:

“With citation index, extensive bibliography, and informative notes, this book is an invaluable discussion of the objectives and motivations behind Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah. It provides an important contribution to the study of Jewish legal theory.”


Crafting the 613 Commandments: Maimonides on the Enumeration, Classification, and Formulation of the Scriptural Commandments

Albert D. Friedberg

ISBN: 9781618111678 (hardcover) / 9781618113870 (paper)
Pages: 400 pp.
Publication Date: February 2014