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WoOPT Book Club

Upcoming Sessions

1. Thursday, January 16, 2020 19 Tevet 5780

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

2. Monday, March 16, 2020 20 Adar 5780

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

3. Thursday, May 7, 2020 13 Iyar 5780

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Past Sessions
Monday, November 18, 2019 20 Cheshvan 5780 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday, September 19, 2019 19 Elul 5779 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

WoOPT Book Club
January 16
7:30 pm

 

 


 

Join us on Thursday, January 16th at 7:30pm when we will be reading Wunderland by Jennifer Cody Epstein. Once inseparable, Berlin teenagers Ilse Fischer and Renate Bauer find their friendship ripped apart by their nation’s abrupt swing into fascism. Ilse, a so-called “Aryan,” throws her lot in with the Nazi Party, while Renate sees her once-secure world dismantled by its race laws and then shattered by a shocking betrayal. Decades later, that same betrayal will upend the life of Ilse’s daughter, Ava, as she discovers long-buried truths about her mother’s past. A harrowing page-turner, Wunderland traces the lives of three women across two generations—and the devastating repercussions of choices made in the dark days of wartime Germany.

The author is Leslie’s Weiss’ sister-in-law and will be coming to Oak Park Temple in February to discuss the book as well!​​​​​

ANYONE AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME you don't have to be a woman, just need a desire to talk about great Jewish books!  Join us and see what a fun group of people we are! For more information contact Sheila Pont at swpont@gmail.com

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