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March 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFree
Temple Beth Abraham’s Book Club reads books with Jewish content and themes.
This month’s selection: “The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family” by Joshua Cohen
“Corbin college, not-quite-upstate New York, winter 1959-1960: Ruben Blum, a Jewish
historian-but not an historian of the Jews-is co-opted onto a hiring committee to review the
application of an exiled Israeli scholar specializing in the Spanish Inquisition. When Benzion
Netanyahu shows up for an interview, family unexpectedly in tow, Blum plays the reluctant
host, to guests who proceed to lay waste to his American complacencies. Mixing fiction with
non-fiction, the campus novel with the lecture-The Netanyahus is a wildly inventive, genre-
bending comedy of blending, identity and politics….” — Goodreads
Discussion is led by a synagogue member. This discussion takes place on Zoom. Please request the Zoom link by March 7.
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