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Community Read of by Nathan Englander

February 23, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Community Read of by Nathan Englander
Sunday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Natt Family Library is a sharp, irreverent tale of a son who makes a diabolical compromise that brilliantly captures the tensions between tradition and modernity. Join us for an exploration of, moderated by B’nai Israel congregant and professional book-discussion leader, Kelle Ruden.  This community read is part of the Federation’s community-wide program series, Judaism:  A 2020 Vision – Ancient Traditions through a Contemporary Lens.

Or, join the discussion on any of these three dates and save the date March 5 for a special lecture at Fairfield University with Nathan Englander!

Sunday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m.—B’nai Israel Library

Monday, February 24 at 5:00 p.m.—Fairfield  University, Canisius Hall, Room 8, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield Special guest:  Professor Ellen Umansky

Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 p.m.—The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport

Save the Date:
Nathan Englander delivers the Diane Feigenson Lecture in Jewish Literature:
“Guilt, Memory, and the Beta-God:  Nathan Englander on
Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m.—Fairfield University, Barone Campus Center Oak Room, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield
For more information please contact / 203-254-4000, ext. 2066.

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