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 30

      Golems

      Making Men of Clay: Can imitating God extend to the creative realm?

    • MJL Author Article 31

      Tefillin (Phylacteries)

      Tefillin are not amulets. They are reminders of God's laws.

    • MJL Author Article 32

      The Tosafot

      The Tosafists--beginning with Rashi's family and students--continued the conversation with their glosses on the text of the Talmud.

    • MJL Author Article 33

      Isaac Abravanel

      Medieval Bible commentator was influenced by personal experience.

    • MJL Author Article 34

      Faith Healing

      Curing with supernatural powers is viewed with skepticism in Judaism.

    • MJL Author Article 35

      Rabbi Judah the Prince

      Editor of the Mishnah.

    • MJL Author Article 36

      Jewish Attitudes to Pride

      Judaism frowns on excessive pride--but how much is too much?

    • MJL Author Article 37

      The Zohar's Influence

      Few post-talmudic works have been as revered as the Zohar, the mystical commentary on the Torah.

    • MJL Author Article 38

      Rabbi Yose

      Early teacher of Jewish law and theology.

    • MJL Author Article 39

      The Book of Psalms

      Traditional & modern views of the Book of Psalms, and the role of Psalms in Jewish liturgy


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