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The Whys, Wheres, Dos, Whos, and What's of the Spring Book Club

19/02/2019 01:41:35 PM


By Leslie Pomer, Adult Education Committee

Here are some some questions that only you can answer...

All the Rivers, by Dorit Rabinyan

~~Why was this book named Book of the Year by Haaretz?

~~Why was this novel awarded the Bernstein Prize?

~~What would be the outcome of an Israeli of Iranian origin falling in love with an Arab?

~~Where does guilt come into play with this relationship?

~~Why does Amos Oz consider this novel a "precise and elegant love story, drawn with the finest of lines"?


The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt, Edited by Ruth Andrew Ellenson

~~Why do top women Jewish writers, such as Cynthia Kaplan, Ayelet Waldman and Susan Shapiro, disclose topics that their rabbis warned them not to discuss in public?

~~Do you have to be a feminist to understand the essay "Chai Anxiety: What, me Worry?".

~~Who writes about "Guiltily Ever After: The Chuppah and Beyond"?

~~Do you have to read the entire collection of essays to join this book club event? NO!


Please join Professor Emeritus Suanne Kelman for the spring sessions of our DN Book Club. Share your ideas and participate in a dialogue on these books.


All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan, Wednesday March 13, 7:30-9:30 PM in the Library

The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt, Edited by Ruth Andrew Ellenson, Thursday April 11, 7:30-9:30 PM in the Library

Sun, 21 April 2024 13 Nisan 5784