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 180

      Bimah

      Location of central platform caused controversy between Orthodox and Reform Jews.

    • MJL Author Article 181

      Rabbi Abraham Geiger

      Reform rabbi fought for movement's recognition as part of Jewish tradition.

    • MJL Author Article 182

      Kol Nidrei

      The evening service of Yom Kippur is named after this declaration

    • MJL Author Article 183

      Literature of and on Hasidism

      The Hasidim wrote and told stories about their leaders.

    • MJL Author Article 184

      Synagogue Architecture Requirements

      Jewish law may make no requirements or restrictions about architectural form, but one prominent 18th century rabbi issued a warning about copying the styles of the rich and famous.

    • MJL Author Article 185

      Panentheism and Judaism

      Jews have flirted with the doctrine that all creation is embraced in God.

    • MJL Author Article 186

      Beards, Sidelocks (Pe'ot), and Shaving

      All agree that there is no ban on shaving with an electric razor, but for many, beards have become a powerful symbol of Jewish manhood.

    • MJL Author Article 187

      Writing a Will

      The Rabbis interpret a will as an elaborate gift, making it permissible within Jewish law.

    • MJL Author Article 188

      Rabbi Akiba

      Early sage laid the foundation for Rabbinic Judaism.

    • MJL Author Article 189

      Moshe Feinstein


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