The baltimore jewish book club baltimore, md meetup. The sisterhood of the jewish center spring membership brunch a century of jewish women on the upper west side sunday, april 29th at the home of barbara messer dr. At the mandell jcc, active and engaged senior adults in our community can keep their minds and bodies young by getting involved in stimulating social and educational programs and fitness classes. All 16th street book club sessions are free and open to the public. The jewish centers book club reads and discusses books of jewish interest. American jewish historical society, american sephardi federation, leo baeck institute, yeshiva university museum, and yivo institute for jewish research. The center for jewish history is located on 15 west 16th street, between 5th and 6th avenues, in new york, ny 10011. Registration for the yiddish book center s 2020 great jewish books book club is now closed. My first time at the center for jewish history was for an american sephardi federation shabbat dinner. I enjoy going to the center for jewish history which provides a range of topics based on jewish history, current events and musical performances. All book selections can be found at the houston public library. The jewish center book club january 22, 2017 the tenants of moonbloom by edward lewis wallant discussant. Evelyn rubenstein jewish community center of houston.
Explore jewish observance of the holidays and lifecycle events, major periods in jewish history, and significant jewish concepts through lecture, engaging text study, meaningful dialogue, and exploration into the community. Free books for jewish children and their families pj library. Wrong choice for center for jewish history israel national news. The great jewish books book club join a community of readers and enjoy the best of modern jewish literatureall selections are in english. Join us monthly for friendly and thoughtprovoking discussions on books of jewish content or by jewish authors.
The flight portfolio live on zoom go behind the stories and peer inside the archives at our bimonthly book discussion, led by lauren gilbert, senior manager for public services at the center for jewish history. For the 2021 book club, registration will open in october 2020. Selections may include novels, memoirs, short stories, and poetry, each thoughtfully chosen by yiddish book center staff from the vast treasure trove of modern jewish literature. The jewish connection is a wonderful book filled with facts about gods very own chosen people, namely, the israelites or the jews. Join other readers for a lively discussion of jewishthemed books on loan from the jewish community librarys book club in a box. For those who share an interest in reading and discussing jewish books of all sorts. This unique moroccan adaptation of othello features moroccan music, live piano and opera, including renowned opera singer and actor david serero as othello at new yorks center for jewish history. Welcome to the center for jewish history digital collections. Please try to bring your books or ereading devices with you. Consider signing up for our weekly email newsletter where. This title was selected by one of my book groups what a fortuitous choicei had a vague conception about the jews that left spain but never learned of their lives generations later. It is a treasure trove for both academics and all those who love to read books of jewish. Book club evelyn rubenstein jewish community center of. In this genrebending book, zucker explores the topics of marriage, motherhood, grief, and many other topics through poetry, memoir, and lyric essay.
Center for jewish history new york city 2020 all you. We conclude our book club series with yossi klein halevis like dreamers. Located within the center are the lillian goldman reading room, ackman. Cultural encounters, were featuring a podcast with faith jones about her work.
Sperber community library american jewish university. While any of these random selections would fit the criteria for a people of the b yy k club selection book with jewish content or jewish theme they seemed either too serious or too racy or too broad. The next meeting of the malverne jewish center book club will take place on monday, october 28th, 2019 at 7. Initiative, the jewish center is proud to launch an exciting social action fellowship for young professionals 2235 this coming year. This month, as part of the book clubs reading women series, well meet to discuss miriams daughters.
The center for jewish history the center for jewish history. Shuly rubin schwartz, professor of american jewish history at jts and dean of college of jewish studies, received the national jewish book. While everyone else was socializing, i was being my history nerd self and taking in all the artifacts and historical information available on exhibit on the first floor that specific night, focused on jews in baseball. Book club reading lists 20052006 association of jewish libraries. For more information or to rsvp, please contact judy yaillen. Monday, may 11 diary of a lonely girl, or the battle against free love by miriam karpilove. One mans triumphant search for his jewish roots by pau. Books with jewish content that deal with current social andor womens issues are selected. A tradition of giving documents more than 170 years of jewish philanthropic activities in pittsburgh, going back to 1847, when the bes almon society became the first jewish institution in the region. In partnership with the center for jewish history, the jewish book annual continues to live on as an important document reflecting on the breadth of jewish literature published throughout the second half of the twentieth century. Starting in the 1970s, a number of harvard alumni, together with many prominent educational and communal leaders from throughout the united states, formed a national committee to explore the possibility of establishing a center devoted exclusively to the furtherance of research and teaching of jewish studies at harvard.
Esther nussbaum edward lewis wallant, who died at the age of 36, is best known for the pawnbroker. In honor of national poetry month and the yiddish book center s decade of discovery theme for this year, yiddish in america. Last week, two events which were to be held at the center of jewish history. Charity navigator rating for center for jewish history. Save over 20% credits will not expire, so you can use them at any time. For millennia, they have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. The american jewish historical society, the american sephardi federation, the leo baeck institute, yeshiva university museum. Our role in the history of jewish life at princeton universityrecently discovered documents reveal that princetons first friday shabbat service was held during the fall semester of the 19151916 academic year. We are an organization whose interests include books, eating, and schmoozing. After reading this well written and readable book i began to investigate further and discovered that i might be related to part of that history. The center for jewish history is one of the great public jewish historical and cultural institutions in the world, and its mission is clear. Center for jewish history and partner collections span five thousand years, with tens of millions of archival documents in dozens of languages and alphabet systems, more than 500,000 volumes, as well as thousands of artworks, textiles, ritual objects, recordings, films, and photographs. The jewish center april 2020 nisaniyyar 5780 next month.
Books are available for purchase at our neighborhood partner bookstore, octavia books. Each semester we will read a book of note in jewish. This session will feature a discussion of the flight. Book selections usually have a jewish connection or reflect a jewish slant. While the j is closed due to covid19, the used book sale is not accepting donations. Many of the facts in this book that were brought to my attention, i was pleased to find out. It is a new week, and there is an antizionist event being held at the new york based center for jewish history cjh. Facilitator jim van buskirk, coordinator of book club in a box, leads a lively and intelligent discussion each month. Created for jewish women who love a good read, the hadassah book club features a diverse selection of books and the opportunity to make new friends.
Center for jewish history new york city 2020 all you need. Jewish book world was a quarterly magazine published by the jewish book council from 1982 to 2015. Book of the month of march carnegies maid by marie benedict meeting on thursday, march 14th at 7. Book club the jewish center princeton, nj conservative. Weve gathered a ton of links and info to help you and your family make the best of these big, unexpected changes with you every day. Amir hussain, department of theological studies, lmu. The jewish book club meets every third monday of the month. Center for jewish history is a libraries, historical societies and landmark preservation charity located in new york, ny. Anyone with an interest in jewish history, or culture will very much enjoy this read. Wherever you go by joan leegant, an orphan in history.
The book club is open to anyone and everyone interested in. Enjoy lunch and join in discussion, led by edcjcc ceo carole zawatsky, about the. This month, as part of the center for jewish historys book club series, reading women, well meet to discuss arguing with the storm. Fordham university law school 150 west 62nd street new york ny 10023 room.
Follow us on facebook where we have a packed schedule of community activities, crafts, and events. Thousands of books will be available for sale as the annual j used book sale returns in to the arts and education building. The jcc book club meets on mondays once a month from october to may. Center for jewish history 15 west 16th street, ny, ny 10011. Center for jewish history is rated 3 out of 4 stars by charity navigator. Evelyn rubenstein jewish community center of houston evelyn. Every dara horn novel includes heavy doses of history and philosophy along. When a respected and apolitical institution like the new yorkbased center for jewish history cjh hires an antiisrael academic to be its new ceo and president, something has gone terribly wrong.
The center for jewish history illuminates the history and culture of the jewish people by fostering public access to and engagement with the worlds largest archive of the modern jewish experience outside israel. The centers for jewish studies at the graduate center, cuny and fordham are happy to announce the jewish studies book club, a joint initiative of the two institutions, in collaboration with the new york public library. The tenants of moonbloom, published posthumously in 1963 and regarded as a neglected masterpiece, is about a rent collectors grad. Four different museums are housed in the center namely yeshiva university museum, american jewish historical. For more information and to register, please visit book club meeting. The basic requirement for the books is that they have a jewish theme. My familys exodus from old cairo to the new world, by lucetta lagnado for amazon link to order book click here.
Gracie mansion grolier club guggenheim museum jewish museum. Jewish book world reached over 5,000 readers with a specific interest in jewish books, including library professionals, book festival coordinators, book group members, academicians, and lay leaders. For general questions and for information regarding a gift of securities or a bequest, please contact the center. It is home of five preeminent jewish institutions dedicated to history, culture, and art. The origin story of gateway to the moon by mary morris. Cultural encounters, were featuring a podcast with faith jones about her work translating the experimental yiddish poet celia dropkin, a dadaist sound poem about coney island from the late 1930s, and an article about. Partisans, poets, and the race to save jewish treasures from the nazis by david e. The book festival is over, but you can still access all of the sessions below.
People of the book club the promised land jewish week. The club s selectionsa mix of fiction and nonfiction books by jewish authors andor with jewish themesare all readily available in paperback or at the kass judaic library. The rauh jewish archives offers several ways to research western pennsylvania jewish history online. The center for jewish history is a partnership of five jewish history, scholarship, and art organizations in new york city. Jewish book discussion group peninsula jewish community. In accordance with uclas covid19 response guidelines, the leve center has postponed all events and programs for the remainder of the 20192020 year. The center for jewish history is a partnership of five jewish history, scholarship, and art. American jewish historical society, american sephardi federation, leo baeck institute new york, yeshiva university museum, and yivo institute for jewish research. It was devoted to the promotion of books of jewish interest. Book of the month of april where the crawdads sing by delia owens meeting on thursday, may 2nd at 7. Great jewish books book club members receive four englishlanguage books over the course of the year.
Go behind the stories and peer inside the archives at this new bimonthly book discussion, led by lauren gilbert, senior manager for public services at the center for jewish history. The books are chosen based on their jewish theme, values, or author. Center for jewish history 15 west 16th street new york, ny 10011. The goal of the council, as stated on its website, is to promote the reading, writing and publishing of quality english language books of jewish. For the next several decades, jewish life continued at princeton, mostly in the form of shabbat and holiday observances. Jun 30, 2016 but iago, a master of deceit, doesnt appreciate othellos rise to power. Join other readers for a lively discussion of jewish themed books on loan from the jewish community librarys book club in a box. The center for jewish history in new york city illuminates history, culture, and heritage.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the center as the umbrella organization for five partner institutions, we redesigned the chj logo to. Why is the center for jewish history celebrating antizionism. Jewish book discussion group peninsula jewish community center. Typically meeting the second tuesday of each month from 1.
We offer many classes that are geared towards active seniors, including silver strength, chair exercise, tai chi, zumba gold, water walking and more. Jewish latin american women poets edited by marjorie agosin. Public programs create opportunities for diverse audiences to explore the rich historical and cultural material that lives within the center s walls. This decision brings us great sadness, as it marks the end of our 25 th anniversary celebration, but the health and wellbeing of our leve center community is always our first priority. The fellowship will include monthly seminars led by experts on a wide array of social issues. While everyone else was socializing, i was being my history nerd self and taking in all the artifacts and historical information available on exhibit on the first floor. The center for jewish history photos museums 15 w. People of the book club center for jewish education. Please note that the event takes place at fordham law school. May, 2018 the center for jewish history offers research fellowships that provide access to the collections of the centers partners american jewish historical society, american sephardi federation, leo baeck institute, yeshiva university museum, and yivo institute for jewish research. A beautiful memoir that captures the history of israel as it focuses on the life of. For more information about planned giving click here. The story of the israeli paratroopers who reunited jerusalem and divided a nation. The great jewish books book club yiddish book center.229 1047 1372 1051 1024 931 616 950 161 1398 936 1193 83 935 561 219 612 814 633 401 852 550 1251 1278 1204 1322 728 604 369 370 1032 820 375 751 145 1392 1092 1480 1153