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 160

      Jonathan Eybeschitz

      Noted Prague rabbi was accused of being a Shabbetean.

    • MJL Author Article 161

      Rabbi Joshua

      This early Rabbi of the Mishnah regularly debated Rabbi Eliezer.

    • MJL Author Article 162

      Hoshanah Rabbah

      The last day of Sukkot has its own rituals

    • MJL Author Article 163

      Jewish Views on Miracles

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

    • MJL Author Article 164

      The Binding of Isaac

      The dramatic story of the binding of Isaac is central to Jewish liturgy and thought, and has perplexed many generations of commentators.

    • MJL Author Article 165

      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 166

      Eulogy, or Hesped

      The eulogy delivered at the funeral honors the deceased by focusing on the person's achievements in life.

    • MJL Author Article 167

      Rabbenu Tam

      The grandson of Rashi and leader of medieval French Jewry.

    • MJL Author Article 168

      Dov Baer of Lubavitch

      Hasidic scholar wrote extensively on the mystical mind.

    • MJL Author Article 169

      Or Ha-Hayyim

      Hayyim Ibn Atar was most famous for his Bible commentary with a mystical bent.


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