Explorations in Modern Jewish Literature Class | Congregation Beth Am

Explorations in Modern Jewish Literature Class

Taught by Rabbi Janet 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, complete the online signup form or downloadable signup form (also available in the Beth Am office) and return with a check to "Congregation Beth Am," attention Bria Silbert.

  • Session One, January 19: Stories by Sholem Aleichem and H.D. Nomberg
  • Session Two, February 9: The Liar, by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
  • Session Three (NEW DATE), February 23: Stories by Nathan Englander
  • Session Four, April 19: The Human Stain, by Philip Roth
  • Session Five, May 17: Stories by Karen Bender and Shelly Oria
Suggested donation: $36 per person (includes bagels, cream cheese, juice and coffee).
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