This week’s Torah portion is the story of Noah and the Flood which ends with Noah and the Ark’s passengers setting out to renew the world. On Rosh Hashana, we were saddened by Justice Ginsburg’s passing, compounded with challenges ahead in the new year. Can we meet them? What are our hopes for... Read More
From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility, a novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel—a beautifully transporting novel. Watch for the Zoom link via email.
Already being hailed as “a Grapes of Wrath for our times” and “a new American classic,” Jeanine Cummins’s American Dirt is a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their... Read More
In this deeply etched and haunting memoir, Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence. There have been numerous books about mother and daughter, but none has dealt with this closest of filial relations as directly or as ruthlessly. Gornick’s groundbreaking book confronts what Edna O’Brien has called “the... Read More