Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon
Join us for reading, discussion, insight, stimulating argument and good coffee at this monthly book group exploring the latest in Jewish literature. A vibrant exploration of the best of contemporary fiction and non-fiction. The books for the 5775 series are:
August 20: My Rebbe, by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, and/or (read either book or both) Rebbe: The Life & Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
October 1: My Promised Land: The Triumph & Tragedy of Israel, by Ari Shavit
November 5: In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist, by Ruchama King Feuerman
December 3: Chess Story, by Stefan Zweig (translated by Joel Rotenberg), and Letter from an Unknown Woman & Other Stories, by Stefan Zweig (translated by Anthea Bell)
January 7: The Lion Seeker, by Kenneth Bonert
February 4: The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems, 1979-2011, by Alicia Ostriker
March 11: Between Friends, by Amos Oz (translated by Sondra Silverston)
April 1: A Replacement Life, by Boris Fishman
May 6: Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem & Divided a Nation, by Yossi Klein Halevi
June 3: City of Women, by David R. Gillham
Registration Fees: For the entire 2014-15 series, $50 for members; $65 for non-members. Registration in the Sefer Book Club is valid for the entire year.
Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.