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 20

      Sabbatical Year (Shemitah) and Jubilee Year (Yovel)

      The Sabbatical Year and Jubilee Year provided for a period of both social equality and ecological recovery.

    • MJL Author Article 21

      Incense

      The smells of the Temple in Jerusalem.

    • MJL Author Article 22

      The Seder Structure and Experience

      An overview of preparing for the seder and the elements of a traditional seder.

    • MJL Author Article 23

      The Theology of Chabad

      The problem of divine withdrawal inspires an alternate view of the universe.

    • MJL Author Article 24

      Hermann Cohen

      Neo-Kantianisne philosopher also stressed ethical monotheism.

    • MJL Author Article 25

      Gog and Magog

      Leader and nation who will battle Jews before the coming of the Messiah.

    • MJL Author Article 26

      Repentance

      The High Holidays provide a special opportunity to repent.

    • MJL Author Article 27

      Israel Salanter

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

    • MJL Author Article 28

      The Hafetz Hayyim

      One of the most influential Jewish religious figures of the twentieth century established his reputation first and foremost as an opponent of lashon hara, evil speech.

    • MJL Author Article 29

      Chutzpah

      The Yiddish word that means nerve...and a million other things.


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