The Ramban, renowned for his brilliant commentaries on the Talmud and the Chumash, was a man whose life was intertwined with the most fascinating issues of his day. Even as a young man, the Ramban's sharp insight and vast knowledge had already excited the world of Torah learning. The Ramban integrated the traditions of the Sephardim and Ashkenazim to forge an exciting path in Talmud scholarship. And because of his great stature, he was able to come to the forefront of the bitter battle over the Rambam's philosophical works. With great sensitivity and courage, the Ramban mediated between the two parties, searching for a compromise that would satisfy everyone.