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 60

      Communal Prayer

      Isn't it better to pray alone, without distractions?

    • MJL Author Article 61

      Sacrifice

      Since the destruction of the Temples, Jews have struggled with the enduring meaning and legacy of the sacrificial rites.

    • MJL Author Article 62

      Bimah

      Location of central platform caused controversy between Orthodox and Reform Jews.

    • MJL Author Article 63

      Bat Kol - A Divine Voice

      The lowest level of prophecy, but a mighty powerful voice.

    • MJL Author Article 64

      Rabbi Abraham Geiger

      Reform rabbi fought for movement's recognition as part of Jewish tradition.

    • MJL Author Article 65

      Kol Nidrei

      The evening service of Yom Kippur is named after this declaration

    • MJL Author Article 66

      Franz Rosenzweig and the Founding of the Lehrhaus

      A review of the life, thought, and work of this influential 20th-century existentialist thinker and Jewish educator.

    • MJL Author Article 67

      Synagogue Architecture Requirements

      Jewish law may make no requirements or restrictions about architectural form, but one prominent 18th century rabbi issued a warning about copying the styles of the rich and famous.

    • MJL Author Article 68

      Beards, Sidelocks (Pe'ot), and Shaving

      All agree that there is no ban on shaving with an electric razor, but for many, beards have become a powerful symbol of Jewish manhood.

    • MJL Author Article 69

      Jewish Views on Miracles

      To what extent should Jews believe that miracles occurred in the past and continue to occur today?


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