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.


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      Saadiah Gaon

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

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      The Tabernacle

      A makeshift sanctuary in the wilderness.

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      Rabbi Eliezer

      Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.

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      Judaism on Cremation

      An evaluation of the arguments for and against.

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      Second Days of Festivals

      Some holidays last longer outside the land of Israel

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      Israel Salanter

      Founder of the Musar Movement stressed the ethical demands of the Torah.

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      Haskalah in Russia and Galicia

      The development and expansion of the Jewish Enlightenment.

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      Chutzpah

      The Yiddish word that means nerve...and a million other things.

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      Divine Providence

      According to some thinkers, God only watches over people in a general way; according to others, divine providence extends to the minute details of life.

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      Nahman of Bratslav

      Hasidic master whose disciples refuse to appoint a successor--even two centuries after his death.


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