The Tension between Normalcy and Covenant

By Arnold Eisen

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), October 2004

The author argues that America now gives us greater scope for pursuing the age-old demands that we might call "normalcy" and "covenant." He urges that a right social order, the goal of covenant, is not simply one among many things Jews are meant to strive for, but the essential thing.

Topic: Social Justice, Communal Responsibility, Unity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.35/no.614

Page Number(s): 5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Eisen, Arnold. The Tension between Normalcy and Covenant. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). October 2004: 5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7059


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