Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club

Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club

Join us to discuss these fabulous new books! Copies of the books are available in the Maxwell Abbell Library and from public libraries, as well as from local and online booksellers. For more information, email Rachel Kamin, Director of Lifelong Learning, or call her at 847/926-7902.

Participants are encouraged to make a minimum donation of $54 to the Torah Fund Campaign. If you donate $180 or more you will receive the beautiful 5783 “Chazak v’Ematz” (Be Strong and Courageous) Torah Fund pin. Click here for more information on how to make your Torah Fund donation online, by mail, or by phone.

Torah Fund Book Club Calendar 2022-2023

The Latecomer by Jean Hanff Korelitz
In-Person Discussion: Saturday, March 18, 12:30 pm
Meet the Author on Zoom: Monday, March 20, 8:00 pm
When her triplets leave for college, Johanna, faced with being alone for the first time, decides to have a fourth child and wonders what role the “latecomer” will play in her already fractured family.


Cyclorama by Adam Langer
In-Person Discussion: Saturday, April 29, 12:30 pm
Meet the Author on Zoom: Monday, May 1, 8:00 pm
The deeply moving, propulsive story of ten teenagers in Evanston brought together by a high school production of The Diary of Anne Frank that will shape and influence the rest of their lives.


Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde
In-Person Discussion: Saturday, June 10, 12:30 pm
Two strangers – one a lonely boy and the other a Holocaust survivor – develop an unlikely friendship while trying to track down the survivor’s missing caretaker.


Past Selections

Click on each title for a link to read-a-likes and suggested reading.  All books are available in the Maxwell Abbell Library.