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 150

      Responsa

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

    • MJL Author Article 151

      Haskalah in Russia and Galicia

      The development and expansion of the Jewish Enlightenment.

    • MJL Author Article 152

      Herem

      Traditional ban separating a person from the rest of the community.

    • MJL Author Article 153

      Saadiah Gaon

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

    • MJL Author Article 154

      The Tabernacle

      A makeshift sanctuary in the wilderness.

    • MJL Author Article 155

      Rabbi Eliezer

      Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.

    • MJL Author Article 156

      Judaism on Cremation

      An evaluation of the arguments for and against.

    • MJL Author Article 157

      The Law of the Parapet

      Extra precautions for safe home construction.

    • MJL Author Article 158

      Reform Judaism

      An examination of the origins and early development of Reform Judaism in Germany and the United States.

    • MJL Author Article 159

      Israel Zangwill

      Writer expressed the struggles of a modern Jew trying to straddle two worlds.


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