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 230

      Amen

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

    • MJL Author Article 231

      Noah's Flood

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

    • MJL Author Article 232

      Judaism on Cremation

      An evaluation of the arguments for and against.

    • MJL Author Article 233

      Second Days of Festivals

      Some holidays last longer outside the land of Israel

    • MJL Author Article 234

      Haskalah in Russia and Galicia

      The development and expansion of the Jewish Enlightenment.

    • MJL Author Article 235

      Menahem Meiri

      This medieval talmudist's religious tolerance was ahead of his time.

    • MJL Author Article 236

      Saadiah Gaon

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

    • MJL Author Article 237

      Jewish Astrology

      There was no Jewish prohibition against consulting the stars, but sages questioned if astrology applied to Jews.

    • MJL Author Article 238

      The Tabernacle

      A makeshift sanctuary in the wilderness.

    • MJL Author Article 239

      Rabbi Eliezer

      Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.


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