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MCJC Book Club Meets February 13 to Read On Division

The next MCJC Book Club meeting will be February 13 at 7:00 pm at MCJC. The book up for discussion is On Division by Goldie Goldbloom. The novel features a wonderfully complex example of what it means to be an Orthodox Jew … Continue reading

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MCJC Book Club Picks Books & Dates

MCJC’s Book Club has compiled a diverse reading list for the year, from historical fiction about Old Cairo, to Chasidic life in Brooklyn, to a memoir about the impact of genetic testing and questions of identity. Each session is facilitated … Continue reading

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MCJC Book Club meets Thursday, September 12

Our MCJC Book Club begins a new season Thursday, September 12. Last season, discussions among MCJC Book Club book choices ranged from a novella based in Israel, to historical fiction rooted in ancient Christianity, to an autobiographical account of what … Continue reading

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MCJC Book Club To Explore What It Means To Be Jewish In Modern Day New York

On Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 pm, the MCJC Book Club will meet to discuss My Jewish Year by Abigail Pogrebin. Although she grew up following some holiday rituals, Pogrebin realized how little she knew about their foundational purpose and contemporary relevance. … Continue reading

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MCJC Book Club Meets March 14

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, our MCJC Book Club will gather to discuss The Cloister by James Carroll. A priest and a Holocaust survivor find their perspectives and senses of identity reshaped by their shared investigation into the classic romance between discredited … Continue reading

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