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Jewish Book Discussion Group

Read, and dive into a new world. Join in a lively discussion of Jewish-themed books from a variety of genres–fiction, memoir, history, and more.

Books provided by Jewish Community Library’s Book Club in a Box.

Join other readers for a lively discussion of Jewish-themed books on loan from the Jewish Community Library’s Book Club in a Box. Facilitator Jim Van Buskirk, coordinator of Book Club in a Box, leads a lively and intelligent discussion each month. Registration suggested.

January Selection: Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust—Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour by James A. Grymes
The remarkable story of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust and the Israeli violin maker dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life offers a stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music.

Discussion Group meets Tuesday, January 28 at 10:30 am.

February Selection: kaddish.com by Nathan Englander
A lapsed Jew returns to the fold and becomes obsessed with redeeming a spiritual mistake made 20 years earlier.

Discussion Group meets Tuesday, February 25 at 10:30 am.