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 180

      Rabbi Joshua

      This early Rabbi of the Mishnah regularly debated Rabbi Eliezer.

    • MJL Author Article 181

      Hoshanah Rabbah

      The last day of Sukkot has its own rituals

    • MJL Author Article 182

      Business Competition in Judaism

      What is unfair competition in business? There are many Jewish answers.

    • MJL Author Article 183

      Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai

      According to the traditional view, this second century sage of the Mishnah also authored the Zohar.

    • MJL Author Article 184

      Eulogy, or Hesped

      The eulogy delivered at the funeral honors the deceased by focusing on the person's achievements in life.

    • MJL Author Article 185

      The Great Assembly (Anshe Kenesset)

      A body of spiritual leaders of Judaism dating from the time of Moses.

    • MJL Author Article 186

      Rabbenu Tam

      The grandson of Rashi and leader of medieval French Jewry.

    • MJL Author Article 187

      Dov Baer of Lubavitch

      Hasidic scholar wrote extensively on the mystical mind.

    • MJL Author Article 188

      Or Ha-Hayyim

      Hayyim Ibn Atar was most famous for his Bible commentary with a mystical bent.

    • MJL Author Article 189

      Kosher Animals

      Mammals, birds, fish, and even some locusts are kosher only if they meet the exacting criteria set out in the Bible and rabbinic law.


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