Come and join us for great company, lively discussion of an interesting book. This month will we be discussing "The Female Persuasion" by Meg Wolitzer. To be admired by someone we admire—we all yearn for this: the private, electrifying pleasure of being singled out by someone of esteem. But sometimes it can also mean entry to [...]
Come and join us for great company, lively discussion of an interesting book and some tasty food to sustain the conversation. This month we will be discussing “We Fed an Island” by the renowned DC chef Jose Andres (with Robert Wolfe) which relates Jose’s humanitarian aid efforts to provide food to Puerto Rico following the [...]
Bernard-Henri Levy present his new book “The empire and the five Kings” at sixth and I synagogue. Description: In his book Lévy—one of the West’s leading intellectuals—asserts that America is retreating from its traditional leadership role as Russia, China, Turkey, Iran, and Sunni radical Islamism are taking steps to assert power and influence and undermine the [...]
The Booker prize winning Jamaican author ("A Brief Story of Seven Killings") Marlon James will present his latest book “Black Leopard,Red Wolf” at the 6th and I Street Synagogue. The event is likely to provide a fascinating insight into James’ thinking and way of writing.
This month we will be discussing “The people of the book” by Geraldine Brooks. The book describes a book restorer’s work analyzing and conserving the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which takes her on a fascinating journey from Seville in 1480 to Bosnia in WWII. Come join us for great company, stimulating discussion and delicious food.
Four days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Jose Andres arrived on the island and started to cook. Andres, whose 29 restaurants have earned him Michelin Stars and two James Beard "Outstanding Chef" awards dropped everything to feed the people of Puerto Rico as they scrambled to rebuild their infrastructure and economy.
The book club will meet on 30th August at 10h30 to discuss "The last watchman of old Cairo" by Michael David Lukas.
This month, the Book Club will discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
This month, the Book Club will discuss Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
This month, the Book Club will discuss The Nun, by Simonetta Agnello Hornby