Articles By Rabbi Louis Jacobs

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    Rabbi Louis Jacobs

    Rabbi Dr. Louis Jacobs (1920-2006) was a Masorti rabbi, the first leader of Masorti Judaism (also known as Conservative Judaism) in the United Kingdom, and a leading writer and thinker on Judaism.


    • MJL Author Article 120

      Israel Salanter

      Founder of the Musar Movement stressed the ethical demands of the Torah.

    • MJL Author Article 121

      Kedushah

      Sanctifying God's name, like the angels.

    • MJL Author Article 122

      Chutzpah

      The Yiddish word that means nerve...and a million other things.

    • MJL Author Article 123

      Slander

      Jewish law's response to slander over the ages moved from strong disapproval to imposing real communal consequences.

    • MJL Author Article 124

      Saadiah Gaon

      An introduction to the life and work of a medieval spiritual leader.

    • MJL Author Article 125

      The Tabernacle

      A makeshift sanctuary in the wilderness.

    • MJL Author Article 126

      Rabbi Eliezer

      Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.

    • MJL Author Article 127

      The Rainbow in Jewish Symbolism

      The rainbow reminds Jews of God's glory and faithfulness to the covenant.

    • MJL Author Article 128

      Judaism on Cremation

      An evaluation of the arguments for and against.

    • MJL Author Article 129

      Evil Eye in Judaism

      There are a number of Jewish practices to ward off the harmful effects of the evil eye.


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