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WRJ Book Club – Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth

May 24 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

The Temple

5101 US-42
Louisville, KY 40241 United States
502.423.1818

WRJ Book Club
Friday, May 24 at 10:00 am

Please join the WRJ/Sisterhood Book Club in The Temple Fishman Library for fascinating reading and interesting discussions on the fourth Friday of each month. On Friday, May 24, at 10:00 am, we will discuss Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth by Noa Tisby. Amazon writes, “Israel. The small strip of arid land is 5,700 miles away but remains a hot-button issue and a thorny topic of debate. But while everyone seems to have a strong opinion about Israel, how many people actually know the facts?

Here to fill in the information gap is Israeli American Noa Tishby. But this is not your Bubbie’s history book. Instead, offering a fresh, 360-degree view. . . to the subject, creating an accessible and dynamic portrait of a tiny country of outsized relevance. Through bite-sized chunks of history and deeply personal stories, Tishby chronicles her homeland’s evolution, beginning in Biblical times and moving forward to cover everything from WWI to Israel’s creation to the disputes dividing the country today. Tackling popular misconceptions with an abundance of facts, Tishby provides critical context around headline-generating controversies and offers a clear, intimate account of the richly cultured country of Israel.”

We offer the option to attend on Zoom, if you are unable to join us in person. Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings. Please contact Susan Waterman at susan.waterman1@gmail.com with questions, comments, suggestions for future book selections, or to receive the Zoom link.