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June 2018

‘Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor’ book review

June 20, 2018 , 1:15 pm

Rabbi Jamie Gibson of Temple Sinai will review and lead the discussion on the book “Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor” at 1:15 p.m. by American-born Israeli writer Yossi Klein Halevi. Halevi is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. There is no charge. Visit https://www.templesinaipgh.org/book-group-book-review-rabbi-jamie-gibson for more information.

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September 2018

Temple Sinai Book Club

September 5, 2018 , 1:15 pm

title: Temple Sinai Book Club description: Our September selection is "Judas" by Amos Oz. We will meet in the Lockhart Lounge for a lively discussion. Contact Anne Faigen at (412) 422-9580 for more information. start-date: 2018-09-05 start time: 1:15 PM end date: 2018-09-05 end time: all-day event: recurring event: No event address: 5505 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 event organizer: Temple Sinai event website: https://www.templesinaipgh.org/temple-sinai-book-group

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Beth Shalom Sisterhood Book Club

September 26, 2018 , 7:30 pm

title: Beth Shalom Sisterhood Book Club description: Next book to read, “The Female Persuasion” by Meg Wolitzer. The pleasure of reading doesn’t have to end with the last page. Be part of Sisterhood Book Club and prolong the experience with spirited and wide ranging discussion that often touches on contemporary issues. We meet every couple of months in members’ homes to exchange impressions of books we choose as a group. While opinions of a given book may vary, it’s always…

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November 2018

Discussion on “My Own Words” by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Gader Ginsberg

November 4, 2018 , 7:00 pm

Women of Rodef Shalom, Sisterhood book and author series will present a panel discussion at 7 p.m. on the book “My Own Words” by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Panel will be moderated by Lynn Cullen and will include Rabbi Sharyn Henry, Rabbi Danielle Leshaw and Rabbi Jessica Locketz. The discussion is free and open to the c

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April 2019

Book Discussion

April 11, 2019 , 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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title: Book Discussion description: Rabbi Barbara Symons will lead a discussion of the book Orphan#8. This novel by Kim van Alkemade was inspired by true events of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous medical experiments in a New York City Jewish orphanage years before. start-date: 2019-04-11 start time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. end date: 2019-04-11 end time: all-day event: recurring…

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Rabbi Barbara Symons of Temple David book discussion of “Orphan #8

April 11, 2019 , 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Rabbi Barbara Symons of Temple David will lead a discussion of the book “Orphan #8. This novel by Kim van Alkemade was inspired by true events of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous medical experiments in a New York City Jewish orphanage years before. Held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Monroeville Public Library and again from 7 to 8:30 p.m., also at the library. Visit…

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June 2019

Beth Shalom Sisterhood Book Club

June 5, 2019 , 7:30 pm

Beth Shalom Sisterhood Book Club description: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. | Call the office for location details. Next book to read, “Gateway to the Moon” by Mary Morris The pleasure of reading doesn’t have to end with the last page. Be part of Sisterhood Book Club and prolong the experience with spirited and wide ranging discussion that often touches on contemporary issues. We meet every couple of months in members’ homes to exchange impressions of books we…

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Beth Shalom Academic Book Club: “Solomon: The Lure of Wisdom”

June 20, 2019 , 12:00 am

title: Beth Shalom Academic Book Club description: Begin Reading Now: "Solomon: The Lure of Wisdom" The book discussion will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at a location in Squirrel Hill Join your fellow congregants for a discussion of "Solomon: The Lure of Wisdom". The book reintroduces readers to Solomon’s story and its surprising influence in shaping Western culture, and also examines what Solomon’s life, wisdom, and writings have come to mean for Jews, Christians, and Muslims over the…

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August 2019

James Lieber, Author Reading

August 28, 2019 , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Local author and attorney James Lieber will speak about his latest book, "Victory: How Pennsylvania Beat Gerrymandering and How Other States Can Do The Same" at the White Whale Bookstore (4754 Liberty Avenue). He'll also join Doug Webster of Fair Districts PA in a discussion about the current state of redistricting reform in Pennsylvania and nationwide. Free and open to the public. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/484252742340516/

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September 2019

David Harry Book Launch – “The Padre Pirate”

September 12, 2019 , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join David Harry at Mystery Lovers Bookshop on September 12th at 7 p.m. for the launch of his newest release, 'The Padre Pirate." Free and open to the community. About the book... In this 8th book in the series of Padre books, characters Jimmy Redstone and Angella Martinez, working as insurance company investigators, are tasked to find a valuable missing bronze sculpture known as the Pirate. The trail takes them to the Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh where…

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