Originally published in Comment, by Tomchei Neturei Karta, 2:12 (Sivan 5724/May 1964). It is not our particular aim to attend the general diversary trends that afflict the body of Jewry, especially when the distress meets that section of the ... Continue Reading ➨
The comments in the media could often appear incendiary. Yet by and large, the relationship between Louis Jacobs and the leadership of the United Synagogue and its Chief Rabbis remained rather cordial. The passion with which some religious and lay members of Anglo-Jewry debated the theological underpinnings of the Affair eventually abated. Yet Jacobs remained subject to some extremely harsh, personal attacks, particularly in correspondences, but also in the media outlets of the haredi community locally or abroad.
In the winter of 1995, Rabbi Jacobs received this puzzling letter, signed by a number of prominent haredi religious authorities from Jerusalem, as well as European colleagues of theirs. Undeterred by its tone, and in fact, rather confused by some of ... Continue Reading ➨
The excerpt was cut out of a book. We could not find the original source, nor could we figure out anything about the 'Rabbi Miller' appearing in it. We apologize for the lack of clarity which might result from the reading. The Jacobs Affair Rabbi ... Continue Reading ➨