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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Immanuel Oscar Menahem Deutsch
Immanuel Oscar Menahem Deutsch (1829 – 28 October 1873) was a German Jewish scholar of Semitic studies, the Talmud and Middle Eastern studies.
He was born in Neisse, Prussian Silesia (now Nysa, Po...
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...
Michael Wyschogrod
Michael Wyschogrod (born September 28, 1928) is a Jewish German-American philosopher of religion, Jewish theologian, and activist for Jewish-Christian interfaith dialog. During his academic career he ...
Robert Gordis
Robert Gordis (February 6, 1908 – 1992) was an American leading Conservative rabbi. He founded the first Conservative Jewish day school, served as President of the Rabbinical Assembly and the Synagogu...
Norman Lamm
Norman (Nachum) Lamm (born December 19, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, United States) is a major American Modern Orthodox rabbi, scholar, author and Jewish communal leader. He was the Chancellor of Yesh...
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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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...
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...
Alvin J. Reines
Alvin J. Reines (1926–2004) was an American Reform rabbi, philosopher and theologian. He was professor of Philosophy and Theology at Hebrew Union College. He is known for his pluralistic religious phi...
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 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...
Arthur Green
Arthur Green, born March 21, 1941, is an American scholar of Jewish mysticism and Neo-Hasidism. He is a professor in the non-denominational rabbinical program at Hebrew College in Boston. He was pres...
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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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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Jonathan Wittenberg
Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg (b. Glasgow, Scotland, 17 September 1957) is a Masorti rabbi, the Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism UK. He is a leading writer and thinker on Judaism. He is Rabbi of the New No...
Samson Raphael Hirsch
Samson Raphael Hirsch (June 20, 1808 – December 31, 1888) was a German rabbi best known as the intellectual founder of the Torah im Derech Eretz school of contemporary Orthodox Judaism. Occasionally t...
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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...
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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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...
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