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.


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      How to Be a Host, How to Be a Guest

      Jewish ethical literature provides practical, down-to-earth guidelines on how to behave towards one's guests and towards one's hosts.

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      Isaac Abravanel

      Medieval Bible commentator was influenced by personal experience.

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      Faith Healing

      Curing with supernatural powers is viewed with skepticism in Judaism.

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      Hillel

      The preeminent rabbi of first century Palestine.

    • MJL Author Article 124

      Malbim

      This modern Bible commentator aimed to show that the teachings of the Oral Torah are contained in the Pentateuch.

    • MJL Author Article 125

      Kosher Meat

      An introduction.

    • MJL Author Article 126

      Swaying in Prayer

      The history of body movements in prayer and Torah study.

    • MJL Author Article 127

      Solomon Schechter

      Solomon Schechter established his reputation as an important scholar in England and then solidified his place in Jewish history in his role as president of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.

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      Incense

      The smells of the Temple in Jerusalem.

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      Jewish Views on Christianity

      Theological attitudes toward Christianity have changed over time in response to social and political developments.


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