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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.  

 March 17

Short Story by S. Yizhar: The Prisoner


May 19

Essay by Cynthia Ozick:  Ruth

June 16

Novella by Shulamith Hareven: After Childhood Prophet (this is the third in the trilogy)

Previous Readings

September 16 

Short story by Ayelet Tsabari: Borders
Short story by Rivka Galchen: Mum’s the Word

October 21       

Short stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer: The Boarder and The Little Shoemakers

November 18

Short story by Gary Shteyngart: The Luck of Kokura

December 16

Short story by Dahlia Rosenfeld: Naftali
Short story by Rachel Kushner: The Leather Boys

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