Interested in joining a book group? Ahavas Israel will buy the first book for you and all members of your group, either a print copy or we'll reimburse you for the eBook. Contact Leah Sauer (616-805-3778) if you are interested. Here is one possibility:
The Secret Book of Kings: A Novel, by Yochi Brandes
“This volume, by Biblical scholar Yochi Brandes, is a riveting novel based on textual sources about the experiences of David and Solomon. Its lessons are also relevant for our turbulent times.” ―Elie Wiesel, #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author of Night
Our first meeting will be Monday, June 11 at the synagogue at 6:30 PM. Subsequent dates will be Monday, October 10 and Monday, February 11 at the same times.
Future book titles under consideration are People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks and Walking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen. These are tentative suggestions - the book group participants will make the final choice.