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Adult Evening Book Club


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until June 20, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego, 9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
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  • AGES 21+
  • COST Free

Third Thursday of every month:

New members are always welcome, and no reservation is required. Most book club selections are available in libraries or through online booksellers used or in paperback.

Dec. 20: Putting God Second – How to save Religion from Itself by Rabbi Donniel Hartman. Hartman maintains that there is a fundamental conflict in monotheism between God the Creator and God the Compassionate that leads to two “auto-immune” diseases God Infatuation and God Manipulation. He explains these diseases and suggests a way to overcome them. Presenter: John Urey

Jan. 17: Memento Park by Mark Sarvas A personal memoir by an Hungarian Jewish artist centering on Art as a restorative for the soul.
Presenter:Ilene Mittman

Mar. 21: No Room for Small Dreams: Courage, Imagination, and the Making of Modern Israel by Shimon Peres. His autobiographical memoir and last book.
Presenter: Milt Kodmur

Apr. 18: The Two State Delusion by Padraig O’Malley. A discussion from several viewpoints of a Middle Eastern peace accord based on establishing two states, one Jewish and one Arab.
Presenter: Carol Levy

May 23: The Plot Against America by Philip Roth. Lindbergh was elected President in 1940, Hitler has won the war and America struggles with result..
Presented by Sharon Russakoff

Jun. 20

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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