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The Education of Hyman Kaplan
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Start date
January 1, 2021
Finish date
January 31, 2021
Discussion
2021 Poll Winners
Why we're reading this
Poll winner for a humorous Jewish book or book of about humor
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No Joke: Making Jewish Humor
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Start date
January 1, 2021
Finish date
January 31, 2021
Discussion
2021 Moderator's Choices
Why we're reading this
For those who crave nonfiction sometimes. Here's hoping it's good! …more
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Latest Group Announcements -- Jan. 10, 2021
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last updated Jan 06, 2020 03:30PM
* Welcome to the Jewish Book Club!
By ✡ Shira · 133 posts · 288 views
last updated Jan 14, 2021 09:09AM
Introduce Yourself Here
By ✡ Shira · 139 posts · 169 views
last updated Jan 02, 2021 03:35PM
Feedback: Input and Questions
By Jan · 22 posts · 55 views
last updated Oct 12, 2020 07:37PM
* WHAT ARE YOU READING? A place for remarks, recommendations or reviews
By Jan · 272 posts · 131 views
last updated Jan 14, 2021 08:57AM
What kinds of books should we read--and when?
By Jan · 24 posts · 42 views
last updated Dec 16, 2020 04:58PM
Book Announcements, Awards, Recognition...
By Jan · 84 posts · 70 views
last updated Dec 14, 2020 10:03PM
What's the big deal about author self-promotion?
By Jan · 8 posts · 46 views
last updated Dec 01, 2020 03:27PM
Related Book Clubs
By Jan · 42 posts · 57 views
last updated Nov 22, 2020 04:03PM
The Plot Against America miniseries, & other interesting, relevant media
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last updated Oct 22, 2020 07:48AM
The books that influenced me as a child are....
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last updated Aug 07, 2020 02:45PM
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Authors Announcing Their Work
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last updated Jan 08, 2021 08:53PM
Authors' resources
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last updated Feb 21, 2020 01:57PM
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+ Nominations
Nominations for our February 2021 book
By Jan · 54 posts · 56 views
last updated Jan 09, 2021 09:45PM
Poll closing soon
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last updated Dec 05, 2020 02:17PM
Nominations for our January 2021 book
By Jan · 33 posts · 43 views
last updated Nov 22, 2020 07:55PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our December 2020 book
By Jan · 86 posts · 56 views
last updated Oct 24, 2020 06:32PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our October 2020 book
By Jan · 54 posts · 49 views
last updated Aug 21, 2020 07:27AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our September 2020 book
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last updated Jul 26, 2020 01:56PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our August 2020 book
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last updated Jun 28, 2020 07:13PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for July 2020
By Jan · 44 posts · 47 views
last updated May 23, 2020 08:18PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our June 2020 book
By Jan · 57 posts · 58 views
last updated May 02, 2020 03:28PM
Should voting in our polls remain anonymous?
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last updated Apr 20, 2020 05:43AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our May 2020 book
By Jan · 54 posts · 41 views
last updated Mar 20, 2020 11:09AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our April 2020 book
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last updated Feb 12, 2020 06:30PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for our March 2020 book
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last updated Jan 20, 2020 01:05PM
2021/1 Discussion of Leo Rosten's The Education of Hyman Kaplan
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2020/12 Discussion of Kitty Zeldis' Not Our Kind--POLL WINNER
By Jan · 65 posts · 34 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 01:42PM
2020/10 Discussion of Michael David Lukas' The Last Watchman of Old Cairo--POLL WINNER
By Jan · 46 posts · 28 views
last updated Dec 21, 2020 07:50AM
2020/9 Impressions and conclusions for Here All Along, by Sarah Hurwitz--POLL WINNER
By Jan · 25 posts · 29 views
last updated Sep 14, 2020 01:48PM
2020/7 Final conclusions for Jonathan Dunsky's Ten Years Gone - POLL WINNER
By Jan · 29 posts · 23 views
last updated Jul 26, 2020 01:22PM
2020/7 Early Thoughts on Jonathan Dunsky's Ten Years Gone - POLL WINNER
By Jan · 13 posts · 15 views
last updated Jul 10, 2020 11:00AM
2020/5 Final Conclusions for Chaim Potok's The Book of Lights
By Jan · 5 posts · 9 views
last updated Jun 15, 2020 03:17PM
2020/6 Final Conclusions for Avigail Graetz' A Rabbi's Daughter POLL WINNER
By Jan · 1 post · 11 views
last updated May 30, 2020 04:51PM
2020/6 Early thoughts on Avigail Graetz' A Rabbi's Daughter POLL WINNER
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last updated May 30, 2020 04:46PM
2020/4 Final Conclusions for Edith Eger's The Choice: APRIL POLL WINNER
By Jan · 10 posts · 21 views
last updated May 27, 2020 06:27AM
2020/5 Early Thoughts on Chaim Potok's The Book of Lights
By Jan · 20 posts · 15 views
last updated May 26, 2020 01:53PM
2020/4 Early Thoughts on Edith Eger's The Choice: Embrace the Possible APRIL POLL WINNER
By Jan · 7 posts · 16 views
last updated Apr 19, 2020 08:49PM
2020/3 Early Impressions of Alice Hoffman's The Marriage of Opposites--MARCH POLL WINNER
By Jan · 10 posts · 25 views
last updated Mar 20, 2020 07:05AM
2020/3 Final Conclusions for Alice Hoffman's The Marriage of Opposites--MARCH POLL WINNER
By Jan · 14 posts · 21 views
last updated Mar 09, 2020 02:44PM
2020/12 Discussion for Isaac Bashevis Singer's Enemies: A Love Story--Mod's Choice
By Jan · 17 posts · 15 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 03:17PM
2020/8 Final Conclusions on James McBride's The Color of Water--MOD'S CHOICE
By Jan · 14 posts · 19 views
last updated Nov 22, 2020 07:41PM
2020/11 Discussion of Amos Oz' A Tale of Love and Darkness--Mod's Choice
By Jan · 8 posts · 19 views
last updated Nov 12, 2020 07:17PM
2020/10 Discussion of Dara Horn's A Guide for the Perplexed--MOD'S CHOICE
By Jan · 34 posts · 22 views
last updated Oct 22, 2020 09:07AM
2020/8 Early thoughts about James McBride's The Color of Water--MOD'S CHOICE
By Jan · 9 posts · 19 views
last updated Aug 15, 2020 10:50AM
2020/7 Final conclusions for Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's WAKING LIONS - Mod's Choice
By Jan · 17 posts · 18 views
last updated Jul 22, 2020 07:56PM
2020/7 Early thoughts on Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's WAKING LIONS
By Jan · 5 posts · 21 views
last updated Jul 20, 2020 10:53AM
2020/6 Final conclusions or reviews for Philip Roth's Nemesis--MOD'S CHOICE
By Jan · 10 posts · 13 views
last updated Jun 24, 2020 02:28PM
2020/6 Early thoughts on Philip Roth's Nemesis--MOD'S CHOICE
By Jan · 3 posts · 10 views
last updated Jun 03, 2020 08:05PM
2020/4 Thoughts and Discussion on Mishkan R'fuah: Where Healing Resides--Mod's Choice
By Jan · 29 posts · 25 views
last updated May 27, 2020 03:28AM
2020/5 Final Conclusions for Joel Chasnoff's The 188th Crybaby Brigade
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last updated May 26, 2020 08:46AM
2020/5 Early Thoughts on Joel Chasnoff's The 188th Crybaby Brigade
By Jan · 10 posts · 9 views
last updated May 18, 2020 07:49PM
2020/3 Early Thoughts on Elinor Lipman's The Inn at Lake Devine--mod's choice
By Jan · 9 posts · 15 views
last updated Mar 06, 2020 06:20AM
2020/3 Final Conclusions for Elinor Lipman's The Inn at Lake Devine--Mod's Choice
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last updated Mar 01, 2020 12:35PM
Early Impressions of The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker -- February 2020
By Jan · 10 posts · 23 views
last updated Feb 29, 2020 08:30PM
Final Conclusions for Spies of No Country, by Matti Friedman -- February 2020
By Jan · 4 posts · 14 views
last updated Feb 20, 2020 06:26AM
Final Conclusions for Button Man, by Andrew Gross -- January 2020
By Jan · 38 posts · 44 views
last updated Feb 17, 2020 06:33PM
Early Impressions of Spies of No Country, by Matti Friedman -- February 2020
By Jan · 12 posts · 19 views
last updated Feb 16, 2020 12:17PM
Final Conclusions for The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker -- February 2020
By Jan · 7 posts · 12 views
last updated Feb 14, 2020 06:52AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Spies of No Country, by Matti Friedman; 4 Stars
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last updated Feb 07, 2020 01:01PM
Early Impressions of Button Man, by Andrew Gross -- January 2020
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last updated Jan 13, 2020 07:06PM
* If All the Seas Were Ink -- December
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last updated Feb 05, 2020 05:22PM
* The Jew Store -- November
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last updated Dec 06, 2019 11:39AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Destiny by Design: Leah's Journey by Mirta Ines Trupp, 4 stars
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last updated Feb 07, 2020 01:24PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. David and the Philistine Woman - 4 stars by Paul Boorstein
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last updated Feb 07, 2020 01:17PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. The Weight of Ink
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last updated Feb 07, 2020 01:11PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. The Jew Store
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last updated Nov 17, 2019 07:27PM
Jerusalem Stone -- October
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last updated Oct 24, 2019 05:42PM
The Weight of Ink
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last updated Oct 18, 2019 12:38PM
My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew
By Jan · 11 posts · 28 views
last updated Sep 17, 2019 09:22PM
The Grammar of God: A Journey into the Words and Worlds of the Bible
By Jan · 3 posts · 17 views
last updated Aug 26, 2019 11:29AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Did not read Violins of Hope
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last updated Aug 03, 2019 06:20AM
Destiny by Design: Leah's Journey--August
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last updated Jul 27, 2019 10:03PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Destiny by Design
By Stacey · 2 posts · 14 views
last updated Jul 27, 2019 09:54PM
Violins of Hope
By Jan · 5 posts · 20 views
last updated Jul 13, 2019 04:45AM
My Russian Grandmother and her American Vacuum Cleaner: A Family Memoir
By Jan · 4 posts · 14 views
last updated Jun 10, 2019 08:06PM
David and the Philistine Woman
By Jan · 7 posts · 21 views
last updated Apr 25, 2019 09:21AM
Wandering Stars
By ✡ Shira · 37 posts · 32 views
last updated Mar 11, 2019 08:38PM
The Best Place on Earth
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last updated Feb 26, 2019 02:50PM
The Chosen
By ✡ Shira · 3 posts · 28 views
last updated Jan 06, 2021 07:32AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Looking for a book recommendation
By Troy · 24 posts · 85 views
last updated Feb 07, 2020 01:30PM
The Invisible Bridge
By ✡ Shira · 13 posts · 45 views
last updated Oct 16, 2019 11:35AM
Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey between Genders
By ✡ Shira · 2 posts · 14 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 04:51PM
Carry Me
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 11:29AM
The Beautiful Possible
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 11:27AM
The Yid
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 11:25AM
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
By ✡ Shira · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 11:25AM
Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful Broken World
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 11:20AM
By Fire, By Water, by Mitchell James Kaplan
By Hahtoolah · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Sep 16, 2018 10:54AM
The Last Watchman of Old Cairo
By Hahtoolah · 7 posts · 34 views
last updated Aug 30, 2018 10:10AM
Second Person Singular
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 25 views
last updated Jul 18, 2018 06:40PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Books of the Month Suggestions for 2018
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last updated Jun 14, 2018 03:09PM
Two She-Bears
By debra · 2 posts · 20 views
last updated May 02, 2018 09:30AM
The Patriots
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 15 views
last updated Mar 02, 2018 03:40PM
After Abel and Other Stories
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jan 01, 2018 07:41AM
* The books we read in 2016
By Jan · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jan 15, 2020 06:09PM
The Ritual Bath
By ✡ Shira · 11 posts · 32 views
last updated Jul 10, 2020 04:28PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Safekeeping: Discussion Questions
By Erika · 4 posts · 26 views
last updated Jan 15, 2020 06:36PM
Mathematician's Shiva
By ✡ Shira · 6 posts · 44 views
last updated Jul 22, 2017 02:26PM
Safekeeping: Membership participation
By Amy · 36 posts · 21 views
last updated Dec 30, 2016 02:52AM
Washing The Dead
By ✡ Shira · 8 posts · 22 views
last updated Dec 14, 2016 09:18PM
The Pinch
By Amy · 8 posts · 9 views
last updated Nov 29, 2016 10:46AM
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
By ✡ Shira · 6 posts · 15 views
last updated Sep 09, 2016 02:16PM
The Complete Maus
By ✡ Shira · 3 posts · 19 views
last updated Sep 09, 2016 12:51PM
John Lennon and the Jews
By ✡ Shira · 5 posts · 26 views
last updated Sep 09, 2016 12:49PM
The Contract With G-d Trilogy
By ✡ Shira · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Jul 27, 2016 04:44AM
The Kill Artist
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last updated Jul 27, 2016 04:34AM
How Sweet It Is
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last updated Jun 28, 2016 04:00PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Book of the Month Suggestions
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last updated May 08, 2016 04:02PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Book suggestion
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last updated Apr 03, 2016 05:24PM
Hanns and Rudolf
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last updated Jan 31, 2016 08:01PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Appology for Books out of order
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last updated Sep 05, 2015 08:18AM
* The books we read in 2015
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last updated Jan 10, 2020 12:32PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist
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Songs For The Butcher's Daughter
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last updated Nov 10, 2016 06:43AM
The Ladies Auxiliary
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last updated Sep 09, 2016 01:00PM
The Family - Three Journeys...
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last updated Sep 09, 2016 12:59PM
Like Dreamers
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last updated Feb 21, 2016 02:05PM
The Rabbi's Cat
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last updated Nov 30, 2015 05:22PM
A Pigeon and a Boy
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last updated Oct 05, 2015 06:23AM
Crossing the Borders of Time
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last updated Aug 02, 2015 02:32PM
The Beggar King
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last updated May 14, 2015 11:02PM
As a Driven Leaf - March 2015
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last updated Apr 06, 2015 11:44AM
Sweet Like Sugar - February 2015
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last updated Apr 03, 2015 03:48AM
In the courtyard of the Kabbalist
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last updated Feb 01, 2015 09:57PM
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