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 210

      Ritba (Rabbi Yom Tov Ishbili)

      Ritba's chief fame rests on his commentaries to the Talmud.

    • MJL Author Article 211

      Slander

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

    • MJL Author Article 212

      Respect in the Synagogue

      Rabbinic restrictions on behavior in the synagogue reveal continuing tension between ordinary Jews' sense of being at home and at ease there, and the desire of rabbis to set it apart as a sacred place.

    • MJL Author Article 213

      The Editing of the Talmud

      How the sages' debates across many generations became the monumental works known as the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds

    • MJL Author Article 214

      Amen

      Word found at the end of prayers has a long, complex history.

    • MJL Author Article 215

      Rabbi Eliezer

      Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.

    • MJL Author Article 216

      Judaism on Cremation

      An evaluation of the arguments for and against.

    • MJL Author Article 217

      The Musar Movement

      A move to introduce more study of piety into the Lithuanian Yeshivah curriculum.

    • MJL Author Article 218

      Tithing

      The Rabbis developed an elaborate system of tithing produce, mostly to provide livelihood for priests and Levites.

    • MJL Author Article 219

      Second Days of Festivals

      Some holidays last longer outside the land of Israel


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