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 110

      Levites

      Even after the Temple's destruction, Levites enjoy some unique ritual privileges.

    • MJL Author Article 111

      Hasdai Crescas

      Philosopher who defended Judaism against Christianity.

    • MJL Author Article 112

      Song of Songs

      The Rabbis taught: All the writings are holy, but the Song of Songs is the Holy of Holies.

    • MJL Author Article 113

      Animals in Judaism

      Judaism's attitude toward animals.

    • MJL Author Article 114

      Electricity on Shabbat

      Why did the rabbis forbid electricity to be used on Shabbat? That wasn't in the Torah!

    • MJL Author Article 115

      Hai Gaon

      Head of the school of Pumbedita during the Geonic Age.

    • MJL Author Article 116

      Jewish Attitudes Toward Death

      A brief summary of traditional Jewish views of death--including its tragedy and its inevitability.

    • MJL Author Article 117

      Tallit (The Prayer Shawl)

      The corner fringes on this ritual garment remind the wearer of all the commandments in the Torah.

    • MJL Author Article 118

      Hasidism & Its Discontents

      Traditionalists as well as modernists opposed Hasidism on social, theological and cultural grounds.

    • MJL Author Article 119

      Responsa

      Rabbinic responses to questions of Jewish law enrich the body of Halakhic literature.


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