7 2014

Books & Bagels Book Review and Discussion

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Temple Israel 1301 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, ON
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

Contact Shayla Mindell

A bagel breakfast at 9:30 am is followed by the book review and discussion. Pre-registration is not required, nor is it necessary to have read the book to enjoy the session. There is no charge but a voluntary donation to cover the costs of the breakfast is appreciated.
Sunday December 7, 2014
Angus Smith will review A Replacement Life by Boris Fishman.
Angus Smith is an active member of the Temple Israel congregation is a lifelong student of Russian language and culture and was involved in the campaign to assist Soviet Jews and "refuseniks" back in the 1970's and 80's.
In this dark and moving story about family honour and justice. a failed journalist is asked to do the unthinkable: forge Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York.