'Ask the Rabbi'
Rabbi Louis Jacobs regularly contributed to the 'Ask the Rabbi' column in the Jewish Chronicle, responding to questions in succinct and straightforward manner on all sorts of subjects. They would appear in each journal issue in random order. We are pleased to offer below a wide selection of these pieces, arranged, for convenience's sake, thematically.
Editor's note: the responses offered in these pieces may not take into consideration factors and developments that occurred subsequent to their publication. We recommend that contemporary readers not rely exclusively on Rabbi Jacobs's answers below when in search of halakhic advice, and turn instead to their communal rabbi.