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 170

      Swaying in Prayer

      The history of body movements in prayer and Torah study.

    • MJL Author Article 171

      Rabbi Eliezer

      Few facts are known about this teacher of Rabbi Akiba.

    • MJL Author Article 172

      Incense

      The smells of the Temple in Jerusalem.

    • MJL Author Article 173

      Judaism on Cremation

      An evaluation of the arguments for and against.

    • MJL Author Article 174

      Vegetarianism and Kashrut

      Moral and theological implications of vegetarianism can be seen as a challenge to the rabbinic tradition.

    • MJL Author Article 175

      Reform Judaism

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

    • MJL Author Article 176

      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.

    • MJL Author Article 177

      Nahman of Bratslav

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

    • MJL Author Article 178

      Israel Salanter

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

    • MJL Author Article 179

      Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler

      Scholar in the Musar movement inspired Ponivezh Yeshivah.


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