Archive: Arnold M. Eisen
Torah speaks powerfully when its voice is heard in the quiet of midnight or early-morning study, alone, undisturbed by the noise of daily life. The text wants to linger with us over time, like the words of any conversation that we know will change us.
By Arnold M. Eisen | February 23, 2009; 10:19 AM ET | Comments (0)
Barack Obama has been teaching and preaching for close to two years now that blessing obligates one to action and that action itself is an enormous blessing. For right action builds community, makes life worthwhile, and nurtures hope. The new president reiterated that lesson.
By Arnold M. Eisen | January 23, 2009; 09:17 AM ET | Comments (1)
Republican or Democrat, black or white, Jew or Christian, adherent of other religions or no religion at all, the sense of turning a corner, taking a chance on hope, embracing an unknown future, moving toward unity, was unmistakable.
By Arnold M. Eisen | November 10, 2008; 08:47 AM ET | Comments (2)