Past Events

Past EventsSunday, March 4

Reading Louis Jacobs

Josh Cohen

Rabbi Louis Jacobs was Anglo-Jewry's greatest scholar.  To mark his passing, a structured reading scheme has been set up in London, Chicago, Jerusalem and on-line at www.readingrabbijacobs.org.  This was a unique session which allowed participants to study and discuss Rabbi Jacob's works with a range of scholars.  The text used for this Jewish Book Week meeting was be God, Torah, Israel - Tradition without Fundamentalism,  in which Rabbi Jacobs distils his approach in an accessible yet profound manner.

Chaired by Josh Cohen (Senior Lecturer, Goldsmith College, University of London) with a panel of scholars from across the religious spectrum.

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