Tag Archives: Book Group

Southside Jewish Collaborative Combats Hunger in San Francisco

The Collaborative Tikkun Olam Committee — The Year of Feeding the Hungry. Tikkun Olam is translated to mean “efforts individually and collectively to repair or heal the world.”  This year, the four southside synagogues in San Francisco– Beth Israel Judea, … Continue reading

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Book Group To Read “The Hare With Amber Eyes”

The Book Group has selected a fascinating memoir by Edmund de Waal to read for the February 23,  2014 meeting.  This 2010 family memoir by British ceramicist Edmund de Waal tells the story of his family, the Ephrussi, once a … Continue reading

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Book Group discusses Aleppo Codex

By Bonnie Lindauer Our book group enjoyed a very spirited discussion about “The Aleppo Codex: The True Story of Obsession, Faith and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible,” written by Matti Friedman, a journalist who painstakenly researched the travels and … Continue reading

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Book Group Reads Englander

The B’nai Emunah book group recently met to discuss the collection of short stories by Nathan Englander, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank.  The book is titled after Raymond Carver’s What We Talk About When We … Continue reading

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