Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Kaufmann Kohler

German-born American Rabbi

"The first question at the Last Judgment will be: Did you deal honestly with your fellow man?"

"Holiness is the essence of all moral perfection."

"When the rabbis speak of paradise and hell...these are only metaphors for the agony of sin and the happiness of virtue."