Explorations in Modern Jewish Literature Class | Congregation Beth Am

Explorations in Modern Jewish Literature Class

Taught by Rabbi Marder and Dr. Joyce Penn Moser

This five-session seminar explores fascinating works by American, European and Israeli Jewish writers that illuminate the human condition. Come prepared for a lively discussion! To register for this course and receive the syllabus, download and complete the signup form and return with a check to "Congregation Beth Am," attention Bria Silbert.

  • Session One, January 14 -- Stories by I.M.Weissenberg, Esther Singer Kreitman, Sarah Hamer-Jacklyn, Dora Schulner
  • Session Two, February 4 -- Stories by Blume Lempel
  • Session Three, March 11 -- American Pastoral, by Philip Roth (available for purchase on Amazon)
  • Session Four, April 8 -- Stories by Ayelet Tsabari and Shani Boianjiu
  • Session Five, May 13 -- The Hilltop, by Assaf Gavron (available for purchase on Amazon)
Suggested donation: $36 per person (includes bagels, cream cheese, juice and coffee).
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