A Conversation on the Future of Judaism in America
Shaarei Tikvah is honored to welcome Arnold Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, on April 10 at 7:30 p.m for a conversation with our Rabbi Adam on the future of Conservative Judaism in America. All are invited.
Dr. Eisen, one of the world’s foremost authorities on American Judaism, is the seventh chancellor of The Jewish Theological Seminary. Since taking office in 2007, Chancellor Eisen has transformed the education of religious, pedagogical, professional, and lay leaders for North American Jewry, with a focus on graduating highly skilled, innovative leaders who bring Judaism alive in ways that speak authentically to Jews at a time of rapid and far-reaching change. Chancellor Eisen has placed significant emphasis on strengthening Jewish learning in our communities, creating programs that extend the reach of JTS’s scholarship and resources beyond the campus to Jewish learners around the world.
Before coming to JTS, Chancellor Eisen served on the faculties of Stanford, Tel Aviv, and Columbia universities. He is an award-winning writer and advocate for the Jewish community and contributes regularly to print and online media, including the Wall Street Journal, The Jewish Week, Huffington Post, Tablet, and Fortune, and he discusses Jewish education, philosophy, and values on his blog, On My Mind: Arnie Eisen. He is a lifelong and devoted Conservative Jew.
Dr. Eisen received his BA, University of Pennsylvania his BPhil from Oxford University and his PhD from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.