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 220

      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 221

      Amen

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

    • MJL Author Article 222

      Noah's Flood

      Story, whether factual or not, finds similarities in Babylonian myth.

    • MJL Author Article 223

      Kedushah

      Sanctifying God's name, like the angels.

    • MJL Author Article 224

      Claude Montefiore

      A founder of Liberal Judaism in England.

    • MJL Author Article 225

      Second Days of Festivals

      Some holidays last longer outside the land of Israel

    • MJL Author Article 226

      Tobacco

      Jewish authorities have much to say about using, and abusing, this substance.

    • MJL Author Article 227

      Haskalah in Russia and Galicia

      The development and expansion of the Jewish Enlightenment.

    • MJL Author Article 228

      Saadiah Gaon

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

    • MJL Author Article 229

      The Tabernacle

      A makeshift sanctuary in the wilderness.


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