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 220

      Isaac Herzog

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      Reasons for Brit Milah

      How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.

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      Hebrew: Its History and Centrality

      Hebrew has undergone many changes, but as the language of the sacred texts, it has always had a special place in Judaism.

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      The Omer

      Counting the Days from Passover to Shavuot

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      Rashbam

      Rashbam read the Torah according to its most literal reading--even in contradiction of Jewish law.

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      Communal Prayer

      Isn't it better to pray alone, without distractions?

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      Do Jews Believe in Demons?

      Though the idea of demons raises concerns about divine providence, belief in demons developed among some Jews throughout history.

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      Bimah

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

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      Rabbi Abraham Geiger

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

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      Kol Nidrei

      The evening service of Yom Kippur is named after this declaration


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