Israel Book Club

Kehilat Hadar Book Club

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May 26, 2011 - 8:00pm

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Upper West Side

Join the Hadar Book Club for a discussion of The Secret Book of Grazia dei Rossi, by Jacqueline Park, about a Jewish woman in 16th-century Florence who falls in love with a Christian man. A work of historical fiction, the novel follows Grazia as her betrothed is whisked away by kinsmen, and a more suitable marriage is proposed to Judah del Medigo, scholar, physician, and adviser to popes and kings. Email liza.schwartz@yahoo.com to get the location and to RSVP. New members always welcome!

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Kehilat Hadar Book Club

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April 28, 2011 - 8:00pm

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Upper West Side

Join the Hadar Book Club on Thursday, April 28th at 8:00 p.m. for a discussion of Kosher Nation, by Sue Fishkoff.
In this informative and revealing primer on kosher food, practice, business, and history, Fishkoff delves into why the kosher industry continues to grow at an astounding rate despite the small number of observant Jews who actually require kosher-certified food. The volume provides in-depth chapters on what kosher means, what mashgichim do, the growth of the kosher supermarket, kosher winemaking, going kosher globally, and more.

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Kehilat Hadar Book Club

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November 23, 2010 - 8:00pm

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Upper West Side

Join the Hadar Book Club on Tuesday, November 23 at 8:00 for a discussion of Rebecca Goldstein's
36 Arguments for the Existence of God
. Professor Cass Seltzer becomes famous as the "atheist with a soul" when his book,
The Variety of Religious Illusion

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Kehilat Hadar Book Club

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October 21, 2010 - 8:00pm

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Upper West Side

Join the next Hadar Book Club meeting on Thursday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. We will be discussing Someone to Run With by David Grossman, the award-winning Israeli author. The book, about a shy teenage boy who saves a young girl from life on the streets of Jerusalem's tough neighborhoods, has gotten great reviews. New and old bookclubbers are welcome! To RSVP and get the location, email liza.schwartz@yahoo.com
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