Get Lit: Literature at The J
For lovers of great Jewish literature
Upcoming Get Lit Events:
Exploring Mindfulness and Jewish Spirituality.
1st, 2nd and 4th Sundays | 10-11:30 am in Club Room 3,
upper level of the Campus
In its fourth year, this group is for people at all levels of Jewish knowledge and observance who are seeking informal but highly stimulating discussion. Together, we select and discuss contemporary books that guide us toward a more meaningful life. Free, walk-ins welcome.
Great Jewish Literature
3rd Sunday of the month | 10:30 am – noon in Club Room 3, upper level of the Campus
Entering its 16th year, this highly structured group explores short stories, poems, and essays of Jewish writers from biblical day to the present.
Please contact Lauren Levin at 913.327.8007 or by email for materials.
Poetry by Dan Pagis: A Linguistic Problem
Poetry by Asher Reich: The History of My Heart
Poetry by Caryn Miriam-Goldberg: Animals in the House
Short Story by S. Yizhar: The Prisoner
April NO MEETING
Essay by Cynthia Ozick: Ruth
Novella by Shulamith Hareven: After Childhood Prophet (this is the third in the trilogy)
Short story by Ayelet Tsabari: Borders
Short story by Rivka Galchen: Mum’s the Word
Short stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer: The Boarder and The Little Shoemakers
Short story by Gary Shteyngart: The Luck of Kokura
Short story by Dahlia Rosenfeld: Naftali
Short story by Rachel Kushner: The Leather Boys