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 80

      Amen

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

    • MJL Author Article 81

      Noah's Flood

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

    • MJL Author Article 82

      Judaism on Cremation

      An evaluation of the arguments for and against.

    • MJL Author Article 83

      Jewish Views on Miracles

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

    • MJL Author Article 84

      Second Days of Festivals

      Some holidays last longer outside the land of Israel

    • MJL Author Article 85

      Jewish Amulets

      Belief in the power of amulets persisted widely among Jews for many centuries, and still exists in some communities today.

    • MJL Author Article 86

      Haskalah in Russia and Galicia

      The development and expansion of the Jewish Enlightenment.

    • MJL Author Article 87

      Saadiah Gaon

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

    • MJL Author Article 88

      The Tabernacle

      A makeshift sanctuary in the wilderness.

    • MJL Author Article 89

      Rabbi Eliezer

      Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.


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