North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club – Join Rachel Kamin, CLC Director, after Shabbat Kiddush on Saturdays (at approximately 12:30 pm). You do not need to attend all of the sessions to participate – come to one or come to them all! To participate in the Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club, please make a minimum donation of $54 to the Torah Fund Campaign. Contact Mary Ellen Bowers, Sisterhood Torah Fund Vice President, at to make your donation.

2019-2020 CLC Programs & Events

Wednesday, August 21, 9:30am
(contact Rachel Kamin for additional dates)
Writer’s Beit Midrash
All fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, and essay writers (published or not yet published) are welcome for discussions, exercises, camaraderie, and critique every other Wednesday, 9:30-11:00am.

Saturday, September 7, 12:15pm
Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club
The Last Watchman of Old Cairo by Michael David Lukas, facilitated by Rachel Kamin
A college student receives a mysterious package that ignites a historical investigation that exposes incredible
aspects of his family history and its ties to the Ibn Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo. Winner of the American
Library Association’s Sophie Brody Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Sami Rohr Prize for
Jewish Literature.