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"Coming to America"

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
King Library


The Yiddish Book Center's  "Coming To America” Reading Groups For Public Libraries
Tales of the Immigrant Experience
A Book Discussion Series & More

All Books available at the San José Public Library. Please Join Us for Conversation, Tea & Cookies. FREE

Motl the Cantor’s Son, by Sholem Aleichem
Speaker: Ignat Ayzenberg, SJSU Jewish Studies Coordinator
Date: Sunday, Feb. 23

Enemies, A Love Story, by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Speaker: David Mesher, SJSU Emeritus Professor of English 
Date: Sunday, March 29

A Jewish Refugee in New York, by Kadya Molodovsky 
Speaker: Rabbi Melanie Aron, Congregation Shir Hadash
Date: Sunday, April 26

The Refugees, by Viet Thahn Nguyen
Speaker: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulizer Prize Recipient for Fiction 
Date: Sunday, June 7

The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming To America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is made possible by a gift from Sharon Karmazin. In this program, librarians arrange reading groups to discuss three books of Yiddish literature in translation, and one book related to an immigrant community served by their library. 

Suitable for:
Adults, ages 18+
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