Abraham Joshua Heschel
Abraham Joshua Heschel (January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972) was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Heschel, a pr...
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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 ...
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...
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...
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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 ...
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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...
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Harold M. Schulweis
Harold M. Schulweis (April 14, 1925 – December 18, 2014) was an American rabbi and author. He was the longtime spiritual Leader at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California.
Schulweis was born in B...
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...
David Hartman (rabbi)
David Hartman (September 11, 1931 – February 10, 2013) was an American-Israeli leader and philosopher of contemporary Judaism, founder of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Israel, and a ...
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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...
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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 ...
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...
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Martin Samuel Cohen
Martin Samuel Cohen is rabbi of the Shelter Rock Jewish Center in Roslyn, New York. Cohen was educated at the City University of New York and at Jewish Theological Seminary of America, where he was o...
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...
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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...
Shneur Zalman of Liadi
Shneur Zalman of Liady (Hebrew: שניאור זלמן מליאדי‎) (September 4, 1745 – December 15, 1812 O.S. / 18 Elul 5505 - 24 Tevet 5573), was an Orthodox Rabbi, and the founder and first Rebbe of Ch...
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David Novak
David Novak (born 1941 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Jewish theologian, ethicist, and scholar of Jewish philosophy and law (Halakha). He is an ordained Conservative rabbi and has also trained with Cathol...
Adolf Büchler
Adolf Büchler (also Adolph) (October 18, 1867, at Priekopa, Hungary (now Slovakia) – 1939) was an Austro - Hungarian rabbi, historian and theologian.In 1887 he began his theological studies at the Rab...
Shaul Magid
Shaul Magid is a professor of religious studies and the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Chair of Jewish Studies in Modern Judaism at Indiana University.
Magid received his semicha (rabbinical ordina...
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...
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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...
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...
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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 ...
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David Max Eichhorn
David Max Eichhorn (January 6, 1906 – July 16, 1986) was an American rabbi of Reform Judaism, a director for Hillel, a chaplain in the Army, an author, and an authority within Reform Judaism on the su...
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