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Jewish Studies Sunday Book & Discussion Group

Discussion Sessions


2:00--3:15pm Sun., Sept. 14 - A Journey to the End of the Millennium, A. B. Yehoshua

2:00--3:15pm Sun., Oct. 5 - Red Calvary, Isaac Babel

2:00--3:15pm Sun., Oct. 26 - Neighbors, Jan T. Gross

2:00--3:15pm Sun., Nov. 16 - The Assistant, Bernard Malamud

2:00--3:15pm Sun., Dec. 7 - Mona in the Promised Land, Gish Jen


Facilitator/Project Scholar


Discussion sessions will be facilitated by Saba Soomekh, Asst. Professor of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University.  She has written several essays where she talks about California's Persian Jewish community, its religious character and its support for the State of Israel.


Let's Talk About It

Loyola Marymount University presents “Neighbors: The World Next Door” a five-part reading and discussion series.  Sign up and check out these fabulous and unique works that take us on journeys between neighboring cultures from Muslim Spain to Bolshevik Russia to contemporary America!


Interested readers are encouraged to register early and pick up the first book at the Playa Vista and Westchester-Loyola Village Public Libraries, the Von der Ahe Library, or any of the LA Public libraries in Southern California. 



 Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature – Identity and Imagination, a reading and discussion series, has been made possible by a grant from Nextbook and The American Library Association.