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.


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      Tzitzit

      Fringes for four-cornered garments.

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      Isaac Abravanel

      Medieval Bible commentator was influenced by personal experience.

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      Faith Healing

      Curing with supernatural powers is viewed with skepticism in Judaism.

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      Rabbi Judah the Prince

      Editor of the Mishnah.

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      Solomon Schechter

      Solomon Schechter established his reputation as an important scholar in England and then solidified his place in Jewish history in his role as president of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.

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      The Mamzer Problem

      Jewish children born from forbidden sexual relations pose ethical and communal challenges.

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      Jewish Views on Christianity

      Theological attitudes toward Christianity have changed over time in response to social and political developments.

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      Jewish Symbols

      Jewish literature is rife with allegory and metaphor.

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      Rationalism

      Can faith and reason coexist in Jewish thought?

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      Hunting in Judaism

      Eating meat is permitted. But is hunting for sport?


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