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Jan Book Club 1-17

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 • 1 Shevat 5778

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Wednesday, January 17th!

 

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CBT's Eshet Chayil Group invites you to our stimulating, thought-provoking and fascinating..

 

 

CBT's January Book Club

 

Reading the book

Incredible!  From the Bronx to Bnai Brak:

Amazing True Story of Rabbi Yossi Wallis

by Rabbi Nachman Seltzer

 

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

6:30 pm

Hosted by Susan Gurstel

 

We'll be discussing Incredible! From the Bronx to Bnei Brak: The amazing true story of Rabbi Yossi Wallis by Rabbi Nachman Seltzer. The book is very self-explanatory. It's a best seller because it's exciting, informative and reads easily. We'll be discussing three heroic men. In Book One, we start with Rafael Vallis in 1691. Book Two tells us about Yossi's Abba, Yeedle Wallis, in the 1940's. Books Three and Four take us from Yossi, the leader of the first all-Jewish gang in the Bronx, to his encounters with the Mafia, his service in the Israeli Air Force, his return to his Torah heritage and his role in Arachim.  Rabbi Allouche was inspired by Yeedle's story beginning on page 159, but don't miss the fun chapter on Pepe, page 324. It's sweet!

 

Please join us promptly at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17th at the home of Susan Gurstel, 26099 N. 89th Street, Scottsdale 85255Please RSVP to Susan at sgurstel22@gmail or 612-220-3022.

Directions from CBT (a 25 minute drive): Take Shea or Cactus to the 101. Head north and take the Pima Road exit. Continue north on Pima(past Happy Valley Road) to Desert Highlands. Right on Desert Highlands, left on 89th St. (past Remuda Dr.) to 26099. Susan's gate code is #9609. Once thru the gate, 26099 is the fifth house on the right.

 

Upcoming Books:

February 14    A Horse Walks Into a Bar, David Grossman  (Whoa! It is brilliantly written and an emotional tornado to read.)

March 14        Hidden Ones: A Veil of Memories, Marcia Fine (author attending)

April 11           Out of the Depths: the Story of a Child of Buchenwald, R'Israel Meir Lau (MEN INVITED)

May 8             Outwitting History, Aaron Lansky

June 13          All Other Nights, Dara Horn

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