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

      Tzitzit

      Fringes for four-cornered garments.

    • MJL Author Article 81

      Reincarnation: The Transmigration of a Jewish Idea

      Though some Jewish thinkers vigorously rejected the notion of reincarnation, kabbalists embraced it enthusiastically.

    • MJL Author Article 82

      Spinoza

      One of the most significant figures in the history of philosophy, Spinoza was excommunicated by the Jewish community.

    • MJL Author Article 83

      Asceticism

      Practices depend on individual temperament and social conditions of the time.

    • MJL Author Article 84

      Rabbi Zechariah Frankel

      Leader of the Wissenschaft and founder of Conservative Judaism.

    • MJL Author Article 85

      Kiddush

      Sanctifying Sabbath and holidays, with special blessings over wine.

    • MJL Author Article 86

      Holiness: Everyone's Duty or a Saintly Ideal?

      Is it enough to live up the requirements of Jewish law for one to be holy? Is sanctity in this life possible for all of us—or only for a few saintly people?

    • MJL Author Article 87

      The Mamzer Problem

      Jewish children born from forbidden sexual relations pose ethical and communal challenges.

    • MJL Author Article 88

      Truth and Lies in the Jewish Tradition

      Jewish moralist literature sets a high standard of truthtelling, but one not without exceptions.

    • MJL Author Article 89

      Jewish Symbols

      Jewish literature is rife with allegory and metaphor.


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