Tikva Frymer-Kensky
Tikva Frymer-Kensky (1943 - August 31, 2006) was a Professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School. She received her MA and PhD from Yale University. She had previously served on the faculties ...
Samuel Hirsch
Samuel Hirsch, (June 8, 1815 – May 14, 1889) was a major Reform religious philosopher and rabbi.
Born in Thalfang (in modern-day Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany; formerly part of Prussia), he receiv...
Samuel Hirsch - Wikipedia
Jacob Taubes
Jacob Taubes (25 February 1923 – 21 March 1987) was a sociologist of religion, philosopher, and scholar of Judaism.Taubes was born into an old rabbinical family. He was married to the writer Susan Ta...
Yochanan Muffs
Yochanan Muffs (June 3, 1932 - December 6, 2009) was an American-Jewish professor of the Bible and religion at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.
Muffs grew up in a Conservative Jewish h...
Martin Buber
Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎, German: Martin Buber, Yiddish: מארטין בובער; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher best known for his ...
Martin Buber - Wikipedia
David Cassel
David Cassel (March 7, 1818 – January 22, 1893) was a German historian and Jewish theologian.
Cassel was born in Gross-Glogau, a city in Prussian Silesia with a large Jewish community. He gr...
David Cassel - Wikipedia
Spinozism
Spinozism (also spelled Spinoza-ism or Spinozaism) is the monist philosophical system of Baruch Spinoza which defines "God" as a singular self-subsistent substance, with both matter and thought being ...
Tamar Ross
Tamar Ross is a professor of Jewish Philosophy at Bar Ilan University and considered one of the world's greatest experts on religious feminist philosophy.Her areas of scholarly expertise include the t...
Daniel Rynhold
Daniel Rynhold is an Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Philosophy at Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University in New York a post which he has held since August 2007. He...
Emanuel Rackman
Rabbi (Menachem) Emanuel Rackman (Hebrew: מנחם עמנואל רקמן‎ Menachem 'immanuel Raqman; June 24, 1910, Albany – December 1, 2008) was an American Modern Orthodox Rabbi, who held pulpits in ma...
Samuel Holdheim
Samuel Holdheim (1806 – 22 August 1860) was a German rabbi and author, and one of the more extreme leaders of the early Reform Movement in Judaism. A pioneer in modern Jewish homiletics, he was often...
David Ellenson
David Ellenson is an American rabbi and academic who is known as a leader of the Reform movement in Judaism. He served as president of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) f...
Nahum Norbert Glatzer
Nahum Norbert Glatzer (March 25, 1903 – February 27, 1990) was a noted Jewish literary scholar, theologian, and editor.Glatzer was born in Lemberg, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now ...
Yaakov Yitzchak Horowitz
Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Horowitz is one of North America’s foremost experts on kosher food production and a key part of Manischewitz, the continent’s leading kosher brand (MacLean’s 12/08/2008). He serv...
Yaakov Yitzchak Horowitz - Wikipedia
Leo Strauss
Leo Strauss (/straʊs/; [ʃtraʊs]; September 20, 1899 – October 18, 1973) was a German-American political philosopher and classicist who specialized in classical political philosophy. He was born in Ger...
Leo Strauss - Wikipedia
Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Joseph Ber (Yosef Dov, Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik (February 27, 1903 – April 9, 1993) (Hebrew: יוסף דב הלוי סולובייצ'יק‎) was a major American Orthodox rabbi, Talmudist and modern Jewish philosophe...
Joseph B. Soloveitchik - Wikipedia
Max Kadushin
Max Kadushin (December 6, 1895, Minsk – July 23, 1980) was a Conservative rabbi best known for his organic philosophy of rabbinics.
After graduating from New York University, Kadushin studied for ...
Gans (surname)
Gans is a Dutch and German noun meaning "goose".It is also a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Byron Sherwin
Byron Sherwin is a Jewish scholar and author with expertise in theology, inter-religious dialogue, mysticism and Jewish ethics. A rabbi in the Conservative Judaism movement, he trained at the Jewish T...
Hermann Cohen
Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important J...
Hermann Cohen - Wikipedia
Jill Jacobs (rabbi)
Jill Jacobs (born 1975) is the Executive Director of T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, formerly Rabbis for Human Rights-North America. She is a Conservative rabbi and the author of Where Jus...
Mordechai Yosef Leiner
Mordechai Yosef Leiner of Izbica (Yiddish: איזשביצא, איזביצא Izhbitza, Izbitse, Ishbitza) (1801-1854) was a rabbinic Hasidic thinker and founder of the Izhbitza-Radzyn dynasty of Hasidic Judaism.R...
Mordechai Yosef Leiner - Wikipedia
Kaufmann Kohler
Kaufmann Kohler (May 10, 1843, Fürth – January 28, 1926) was a German-born U.S. reform rabbi and theologian.
Kaufmann Kohler was born into a family of rabbis. He received his rabbinical training a...
Kaufmann Kohler - Wikipedia
Elie Wiesel
Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel KBE (/ˈɛli wɪˈzɛl/; born September 30, 1928)is a Jewish-American professor and political activist. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences ...
Elie Wiesel - Wikipedia
Irving Greenberg
Irving (Yitzchak) Greenberg (born 1933), also known as Yitz Greenberg, is a Modern Orthodox rabbi, Jewish-American scholar and author. He is known as a strong supporter of Israel and a promoter of gr...
Irving Greenberg - Wikipedia
Arthur Hertzberg
Arthur Hertzberg (June 9, 1921 – April 17, 2006) was a Conservative rabbi and prominent Jewish-American scholar and activist.
Avraham Hertzberg was born in Lubaczów, Poland, the eldest of fi...
Arthur Hertzberg - Wikipedia