“Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries

Join us to explore immigration through Yiddish novels in translation and contemporary American literature. The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is a program in which librarians arrange reading groups to discuss three books of Yiddish literature in translation–all of which examine immigration to America–and one book that explores immigration from another cultural perspective.
At the Public Library of Brookline, we will be reading and discussing the following books:
September 13: Motl the Cantor’s Son, by Sholem Aleichem
October 18: A Jewish Refugee in New York, by Kadya Molodovsky
November 22: Enemies, A Love Story, by Isaac Bashevis Singer
December 20: The Book of Unknown Americans, by Cristina Henríquez
All discussion groups will take place at 2 PM on Zoom.

Registration is required for this series. To sign up, please email Lily at lweitzman@minlib.net.

The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is made possible by a gift from Sharon Karmazin.  
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This event finished on 20 December 2020


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