Book Club

The People of the Book: Jewish Book Club

The Rady JCC and The Jewish Post and News are plPeople of the Book - Logoeased to offer the very successful People of the Book Jewish Book Club. Socialize and discuss these wonderful books with a group of like-minded (or not!) peers. Discussions will be facilitated by different moderators including Rady JCC Staff, JPN Editor Bernie Bellan and other community members. Pre-registration is welcome but not necessary. All are welcome to participate in this book club. Coffee is on us!


Wednesday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.

Ways to Disappear

by Idra Novey

Deep in gambling debt, the celebrated Brazilian writer Beatriz Yagoda is last seen holding a suitcase and a cigar and climbing into an almond tree. She abruptly vanishes.

Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.

The Sunflower

by Simon Wiesenthal

While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying SS man. Haunted by the crimes in which he’d participated, the soldier wanted to confess to – and obtain absolution from – a Jew.