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Book Discussion Group

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

All Kehilla members are welcome to join us for our customary meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7pm.

July’s selection: Judas by Amos Oz

Fireside Room.

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Upcoming books:
August: The English Teacher by Daniel Atir.

For more information about the Book Group, contact Terry at mcglynnmandel@gmail.com.

If you’re looking for other good books with a Jewish theme to read?  The Kehilla Book Discussion Group has been meeting monthly since 2008 and we’ve read quite a few.  Several people have recently asked for some names of books that we are reading so I am going to share some titles with you.  Perhaps you will find something you might enjoy.  Here are twenty to start with:

Always from Somewhere Else – Marj. Agosin

Can’t We talk about something…Pleasant – Roz Chast

December Project – Sara Davidson

Disobedience – Naomi Alderman

Forgetting River: A Modern Tale – Doreen Carvajal

Hare with Amber Eyes – Edmund da Waal

House of Memory – Marj. Agosin

King’s Ransom – Jan Berasely

Ophan #8 – Kim Van Alkemade

Postville – Stephen Bloom

Rashi’s Daughter I – Maggie Anton

Rashi’s Daughter II – Maggie Anton

Secret Chord – Geraldine Brooks

That’s Funny You Don’t Look Buddhist – Sylvia Boorstein

The Betrayers – David Bezmozgis

The English Teacher – Daniel Atir

The Zealot – Reza Aslan

You or Someone Like You – Chandler Burr

Zookeepers Wife – Diane Ackerman

And another list for your consideration:

Dean, Debra- Madonnas of Leningrad
Diamant, Anita- Boston Girl
Diamant, Anita- Day After Night
Doerr, Anthony- All the Light We Cannot See
Englander, Nathan – What weTalk About… Anne Frank
Epstein, Joseph- Fabulous Small Jews
Feniger, Mani- Woman in the Photograph
Ford, Richard- Canada
Franklin, Ariana -Mistress of the Art of Death
Gary, Romain- Life Before Us
Gershman, Norman – Besa: Muslims who Saved jews
Ghosh, Amitav- In an Antique Land
Godwin, Peter- When a Crocodile Eats the Sun
Goldstein, Rebecca- 36 Arguments Existence of God
Goldstein, Rebecca- Betraying Spinoza
Goodman, Allegra – Cookbook Collector
Goodman, Allegra- Intuition
Goodman, Allegra- Kaaterskill Falls
Grossman, David – To the End of the Land

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Date:
July 9
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Email:
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Venue

Kehilla Community Synagogue
1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610 United States
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Website:
kehillasynagogue.org