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Letters to President Clinton: Biblical Lessons on Faith and Leadership
     

Letters to President Clinton: Biblical Lessons on Faith and Leadership

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by Menachem Genack, Bill Clinton (Foreword by)
 

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A 2013 National Jewish Book Award Finalist! 

Letters to President Clinton celebrates a unique chapter in the annals of both political and religious history: a written dialogue between prominent American Orthodox rabbi Menachem Genack and former President Bill Clinton that spanned more than 15 years. The two men first met

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A 2013 National Jewish Book Award Finalist! 

Letters to President Clinton celebrates a unique chapter in the annals of both political and religious history: a written dialogue between prominent American Orthodox rabbi Menachem Genack and former President Bill Clinton that spanned more than 15 years. The two men first met when then-governor Clinton was just beginning his road to the White House; as their friendship deepened, the rabbi started sending Clinton brief essays highlighting spiritual insights from the Bible to help him navigate difficult decisions and issues. During his second term, the president asked Genack to write these pieces more regularly and formally, and the rabbi invited many of his distinguished acquaintances—Bible scholars, political leaders, scientists, clergy members, and laypeople—to contribute. This inspirational collection gathers more than 100 of these mini-sermons, organized by theme-expressions of the contemporary but universal messages found in the Bible's ancient wisdom—and featuring a foreword by Clinton himself.
 
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781454907916
Publisher:
Sterling Ethos
Publication date:
10/15/2013
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Rabbi Menachem Genack is chief executive officer of OU Kosher, the leading global kosher certification program, which is under the auspices of the Orthodox Union. The Orthodox Union, America's oldest and largest Orthodox Jewish communal organization, embraces over 400 synagogues across North America. Rabbi Genack is viewed as one of the most influential and prominent members of the American rabbinate, and has published and edited numerous books on Jewish thought and law. He teaches Jewish law to rabbinical students at Yeshiva University and Touro College, and lives in Englewood, New Jersey, where he is the rabbi of Congregation Shomrei Emunah.

 

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Letters to President Clinton: Biblical Lessons on Faith and Leadership 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
AdinaT14 More than 1 year ago
The essays in this book are short, but filled with knowledge and information. They are beautifully written, and the writers are clearly well rounded individuals, making this book interesting for people of varying interests. I was very touched by a few pieces in particular. This is a good book to skim through, refer back to for inspiration, or read cover to cover.