Today is February 20, 2018 -

Congregation B'nai Israel

151 Years of Consecrated Service to God, Torah and Israel.

6525 Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, Ohio 43560
Phone: (419) 517-8400

Sisterhood Book Club

10:30 a.m.– 12:00, CBI Library

Tuesday, February 26, 2018 – The dinner party, by Brenda Janowitz.

This  Passover Seder is not just any Passover Seder.   This will be the night the Golds of Greenwich meet the Rothschilds of New York City.  [Toledo Lucas County Public Library – 18 copies; Search Ohio feature – 38  copies]

Tuesday, April 24, 2018King Solomon’s table: a culinary exploration of Jewish Cooking around the world, by Joan Nathan.

A definitive compendium of Jewish recipes from around the globe and across the ages.  [Toledo Lucas County Public Library – 3; Search Ohio feature – 23]  Miriam Beckerman has graciously offered to open the CBI dairy kitchen for this program.  We will have an opportunity to select a recipe from the cookbook and prepare the recipe in the kitchen with Miriam. Prep space is limited. Details to be developed. *Meeting time to be determined.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – The Ritual bath, by Faye Kellerman

Macavity Award for Best First Novel co-winner 1987. This is the first book in the Rina Lazarus/Peter Decker mystery series. [Toledo Lucas County Public Library – 2 copies, 1 audiobook; Search Ohio feature:  13 copies, 1 cd]

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 – My Jewish year: 18 holidays, one wandering Jew, by Abigail Pogrebin. 

Abigail Pogrebin wanted to understand what had kept these holidays alive and vibrant, some for thousands of years. Her curiosity led her to embark on an entire year of intensive research, observation, and writing about the milestones on the Jewish religious calendar.  [Toledo Lucas County Public Library – 3 copies, Search Ohio feature 5 copies].


Thank you all for your suggestions.  Happy reading.


Carol Richman and Sharon Stein, Coordinators

The books are available through the Toledo Lucas County Public Library and also through its Search Ohio feature. If anyone needs help requesting books, please let either Carol or Sharon know.


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